Cocktails in the Country: Dirk I by Benjamin Zorn, La Loba Cantina, Brooklyn, NY

by Gaz Regan · Monday, October 15th, 2018 · CitC, CitC 2018

Dirk I

Benjamin Zorn, La Loba Cantina, Brooklyn, NY

“A Sazerac in form, but Amsterdam in taste. I think the malt base makes for a lovely Old Fashioned variation for this cocktail.”

Chase English Oak Smoked Vodka, as rinse

1.5 oz (45 ml) Old Duff Genever

.5 oz (15 ml) The First Ceylon Souchong Tea by Dilmah

2 barspoons gum syrup

2 dashes Dead Rabbit Orinoco Bitters

1 dash Fee Brothers Lime Bitters

1 thyme sprig, as garnish

Rinse a chilled rocks glass with vodka. Stir over ice, and strain into the glass. Add the garnish.

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