101 Best New Cocktails: White Walker by Sky Huo, Earl’s Juke Joint, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Sky Huo, Earl’s Juke Joint, Sydney, NSW, Australia
“Basically, it’s a white tequila Martinez. Dolin Blanc works as a connection of blanco tequila and maraschino liqueur. This drink is simple and easy to make. But different variations of tequila or mezcal could be used.” Sky Huo
20 ml (.66 oz) Dolin blanc vermouth
10 ml (.33 oz) Luxardo maraschino liqueur
1 dash Fee Brothers lemon bitters
1 lemon twist, as garnish
Stir over ice and strain into a chilled Nick & Nora glass. Add the garnish.
gaz sez: My dreams are coming true this year inasmuch as many very accomplished bartenders seem to be sending relatively uncomplicated cocktail recipes to me, and this is a sign, I think, that the tides are turning back to simplicity—it’s a trend that I really like.
That said, I also encourage bartenders to keep pushing the envelope, and using their creativity to the max—without the innovators, we might stagnate a little, and that would never do.
This drink works absolutely perfectly, and Sky, who I met a few years ago, really knows her craft inside out. I’m so happy to include her recipe here this year.
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