101 Best New Cocktails: Gentle-man old fashioned by Martin Hudak, Dublin Cafe – whiskey and drink bar, Presov, Slovakia

by Gaz Regan · Monday, January 7th, 2013 · 101 Best New Cocktails 2012

Gentle-man old fashioned (1)Gentle-man old fashioned

Adapted from a recipe by Martin Hudak, Dublin Cafe – whiskey and drink bar, Presov, Slovakia.

“This drink was created because one of the most beautiful competition in Slovakia – Bar amazement revolution contest 2011. Thanks to the Bartenders for life – Stan Vadrna, Pernod Ricard, my personal mentor Tomas Callo and every hard morning of creaturing this treasure. It’s gorgeous to share combinations of aged whiskey with vanilla ending, unique linden liqueur from Czech Republic, fresh juice from my homeland of apples, and little bit of lime and bitters. Cheers to every ladies and gentlemans!” Martin Hudak.

30 ml (1 oz) Jameson 12 Year Old Special Reserve Irish whiskey

30 ml (1 oz) apple juice

15 ml (.5 oz) Cordial Becherovka

5 ml (.17 oz) fresh lime juice

2 dashes The Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas’ Own Decanter bitters

1 lemon twist, as garnish

Stir over ice and strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass filled with ice. Add the garnish.

gaz sez: Just what the world needed: Another genius Slovak bartender! Martin nails this one by understanding exactly how to use Becherovka to provide sparkling highlights without stealing the scene completely. We’ll hear more from Martin Hudak. Trust me.

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