101 Best New Cocktails: Swizzle from the Barrel by Jesse den Dulk, Jigger’s The Noble Drugstore, Gent, Belgium

by Gaz Regan · Saturday, April 5th, 2014 · 101 Best New Cocktails, 101 Best New Cocktails 2014

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Swizzle from the Barrel

Adapted from a recipe by Jesse den Dulk, Jigger’s The Noble Drugstore, Gent, Belgium

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“This drink helped me to win the Nikka Perfect Serve 2013 competition and will therefore subsequently fly me to Japan,” Jesse den Dulk.

45 ml (1.5 oz) Nikka From the BarrelSwizzle From the Barrel - Copy

15 ml (.5 oz) Carpano Antica Formula

10 ml (.3 oz) Rodenbach Grand Cru beer syrup (or any other dark ale with dark fruity notes)*

20ml (.6 oz) fresh orange juice

10 ml (.3 oz) fresh lemon juice

1 barspoon of arabic gum syrup

Pour all ingredients in big cognac snifter, fill up with crushed ice and start swizzling and serve with a smile.

* combine 1 cup of white sugar ratio with 1 cup of beer, and dissolve the sugar over a low heat.


gaz sez:  Beer tends to be a stumbling block as a cocktail ingredient, and Jesse seems to have nailed it in this drink.  Nicely done, Jesse.

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