The Cocktail Chronicles
As much fun to drink as it is to say, kalimotxo is a Spanish drink made of equal parts red wine and cola. Bartender Benjamin Krick is combining it with Old Forester Statesman bourbon whisky to put a spin on a classic cocktail.
Watch the video and then mix up a glass of your own with the recipe below.
Iberian Old Fashioned
Yields 1 drink
2 ounces Old Forester Statesman bourbon whisky
0.5 ounces kalimotxo reduction
2 dashes Bolivian cola bitters
1 spritz fino sherry mist
1 peel of dehydrated clementine for garnish
1 lemon peel
Combine the whisky, bitters, and kalimotxo reduction in a large, tall glass with ice and add the fresh lemon peel. Stir well.
Mist the cocktail glass with the fino sherry.
Strain the mixture over a large-format ice cube in the cocktail glass. Garnish with the clementine peel.
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