Lime zest twist
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Bourbon whiskey|
|1/2 fl oz||St-Germain elderflower liqueur|
|1/3 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/6 fl oz||Difford's Falernum liqueur|
|1/4 fl oz||Sugar syrup (65.0°brix, 2 sugar to 1 water rich syrup)|
|2 dash||Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters|
|1/3 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
Read about cocktail measures and measuring.
Brother, forgive me, I've tweaked your cocktail in the quest for harmony between whiskey, elderflower, falernum, and lime. Ideally, I also add 5ml / 1 spoon bottled-in-bond rye whiskey and the Ninth Ward cocktail is also perhaps best-served on-the-rocks rather than straight-up.
Adapted from a drink created by Robert "Brother Cleve" Toomey in Boston, USA for Tales of the Cocktail 2008. The drink is a play on the classic Ward Eight and a homage to one of the New Orleans neighborhoods hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina.
There are approximately 180 calories in one serving of The Ninth Ward.