A distilled spirit made from the Dasylirion wheeleri, known as the Desert Spoon, or spanish; sotol. This plant grows in northern Mexico, New Mexico, and West Texas. It is the state drink of Chihuahua, Durango and Coahuila. Produced similar to mezcal.
One of the best selling Italian amari, made using 40 herbs including vanilla and orange peel; 23% ABV.
A liqueur made from raspberries, drank in cocktails or as an aperitif; 16% ABV.
The second most common juice used in cocktails. This citrus juice is about 6% acid; 4% from citric and 2% from malic, with small amounts of succinic acid (this is what gives it a little bloody taste). Lime juice should be used the day it is squeezed, some like it freshly squeezed and others like it a few hours old.
Often used to rim a glass for cocktails or made into a solution to add to the liguid itself in order to balance the flavors. Table salt or common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride (NaCl), a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.
Combine all and shake with ice until chilled. Strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass. #shake #straight
From the Momofuku Ssam Bar, NYC.