Lucky No. 1856

uncle nearest Lucky No. 1856 cocktail recipeIngredients:
2 oz Uncle Nearest 1856 Premium Whiskey
1/4 oz rosemary honey syrup*
4 dashes orange bitters
Garnish: orange peel & rosemary sprig
Large ice cube

To make rosemary honey syrup, use equal parts honey and hot water stir and cool to room temperature. For the cocktail, add rosemary sprigs and let cool overnight in the refrigerator. Add Uncle Nearest, rosemary honey syrup, and orange bitters to a mixing glass (if you don’t have a mixing glass you can use a pint glass). Add ice to the mixing glass, 1/2-3/4 full of ice. Take a bar spoon and stir 15 times. Pour over a large ice cube in a double Old Fashioned glass. Cut an orange peel and twist to express the oils. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Recipe courtesy of California Mixologist May Lee.