Today we’re going to show you how to make the lion’s tail, this drink highlights allspice dram as a key ingredient paired with bourbon. Bookmark the recipe here http://bit.ly/2Pwtuc5
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The angostura bitters balances out this cocktail so it’s not too sweet, even though it uses allspice dram and a bit of simple syrup. However, the dry forward flavor of our bourbon against the lime juice keeps this drink easy and balanced.
The Lion’s Tail
– 2 oz bourbon
– 1/2 oz allspice dram
– 1/2 oz lime juice, freshly squeezed
– 1 barspoon simple syrup
– 2 dashes Angostura bitters
– Garnish: orange twist
This drink is well crafted, it’s got a lot of dry notes due to the use of Maker’s 46, probably, but you will find that the bourbon you choose does drive a bit of the full bodied flavor. But you won’t be able to avoid the allspice flavor, angostura and nice flavor combinations.
0:44 The recipe breakdown
1:04 Love for Marc LeBlanc
1:50 The shake!!
2:25 The money shot!
2:48 Happy National Tolkien Reading Day!
3:15 History of the Lion’s Tail
3:32 Oops, only made one drink, bartender!
4:49 Tasting notes
5:23 Dan’s joke goes badly because Ian.
6:23 Trinidad Sour measured against the Lion’s Tail
7:09 Dan vs. Maker’s Mark
8:09 Ian’s shaker mayham
#bourbon #allspice #classic
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