Blanco, white spirit, white, plata or silver tequila refers to a young, unaged tequila.
A type of rum made from cane juice rather than cane molasses. Rhum agricole originated in the French Caribbean islands.
A clean anise-like flavored liqueur made from fennel. A good producer for this type of liqueur is Finocchietto.
A quinine-laced Moscato wine base aperitif produced in Italy. It is a variety of Americano wine that uses gentian root as the primary ingredient.
A French liqueur made by the Carthusian Monks since 1737 according to the instructions given to them by François Annibal d'Estrées in 1605. It is a distilled alcohol aged with 130 herbs, plants and flowers. The name derived from the monks' Grande Chartreuse monastery in the Chartreuse Mountains. Chartreuse is known to age and improve in the bottle. Green Chartreuse is the original high proof version; 55% ABV.
A celery flavored bitters with a hint of lemon, created from an 19th century recipe.
A yellow citrus fruit. The peel is often used as a garnish while the juice incorporated into the drink for a tart flavor profile (citric acid).
Stir all the ingredients over ice, then strain into a chilled Nick & Nora glass. Express the lemon twist over the drink and discard. #stir #straight
“I hadn’t seen a stirred-and-up blanco tequila or rhum agricole drink before, so I found bottles of both that shared a vegetal profile. The fennel flavors of the Finocchietto liqueur bridge the two spirits nicely.” -Jarred Weigand