Serve in aRocks glass
How to make:
STIR bourbon and maple syrup in base of mixing glass until syrup dissolves. Add bitters and ice and STIR again. Strain into ice-filled glass.
*To make the fat washed bourbon: Grill 4 slices of bacon to obtain 30ml/1oz of warm fat (originally Benton's bacon was used but any extra-smoky bacon will suffice) and pour this into a 70cl of bourbon (in a 75cl bottle). Leave to infuse at room temperature for a day before placing bottle in a freezer to solidify the fat. Then clarify the bourbon by straining into a clean bottle.
|2 fl oz||Bourbon whiskey (bacon fat washed)|
|1⁄4 fl oz||Maple syrup|
|2 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
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