Machine Head

Difford's Guide
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There are approximately 287 calories in one serving of Machine Head.


Machine Head image

Serve in a

Coupe glass


Luxardo Maraschino cherry & orange zest twist

How to make:

POUR all ingredients except tea into mixing glass. SMOKE tea using a chefs smoker and direct smoke into mixing glass. Cover to capture smoke for a minute or so. Remove cover, STIR with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 fl oz Cognac
1 fl oz Bacardi Carta Blanca light rum
1 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
1 fl oz Crème de violette liqueur
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1 dash Xocolatl mole bitters
3 pinch Lychee rose tea (smoked)

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Overdo the smoke and your cocktail will start to resemble a cigar. Too little and you may find a tad sweet.


Adapted from a drink created in 2010 by Jamie Boudreau at Vessel, Seattle, USA.

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