Gran Woodford by Steve Quezada,Boston.
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Gran WoodfordAdapted from a recipe by Steve Quezada,Boston.
“After a few tweaks, this recipe turned out the most balanced. I tried Navan in place of the Dolin, but found it not as balanced or smooth. My testers agreed. I hope you will too. Cheers.” Steve Quezada.
1 ripe black mission fig
5 drops Bittermens Xocolatl Mole bitters
60 ml (2 oz) Woodford Reserve bourbon
15 ml (.5 oz) Gran Gala
15 ml (.5 oz) Dolin Rouge vermouth
1 cherry, as garnish
Muddle the fig and bitters in a mixing glass. Add ice and the remaining ingredients. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Add the garnish.
gaz sez: Figs and mole bitters! A marriage made in heaven! I almost gave this one a standing ovation. Need I say more?