101 Best New Cocktails: Slow Learner by David Gordon, The Volstead, Austin , Texas, USA

by Gaz Regan · Monday, June 23rd, 2014 · 101 Best New Cocktails, 101 Best New Cocktails 2014

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Slow Learner

Adapted from a recipe by David Gordon, The Volstead, Austin , Texas, USA

30 ml (1 oz.) rye whiskeySlow Learner - Copy

30 ml (1 oz.) cognac

15 ml (.5 oz.) Averna

15 ml (.5 oz.) sweet vermouth

1 dash Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit Bitters

1 lemon twist, as garnish

Stir over ice and strain into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass.  Add the garnish.

gaz sez:  Session drink.  Session drink.  Session drink.  The hopped grapefruit bitters shine right on through this baby and they bring the drink to new heights.  Nice one, David.

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