Tootsie Roll chew &/or Luxardo Maraschino Cherry
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Straight rye whiskey (100 proof / 50% alc./vol.)|
|3/4 fl oz||Pedro Ximénez sherry|
|12 drop||Bob's Chocolate bitters|
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This spirit-forward penny chew of a cocktail does indeed taste reminiscent of a Tootsie Roll.
Adapted from a 2015 recipe created by Aisha Sharpe in New York City, USA. Another version of this cocktail, also adapted from a recipe by Aisha Sharpe, calls for 60ml aged rum, 12.5ml maple syrup, and 6 drops of chocolate bitters.
For non-USA readers, a Tootsie Roll is chocolate-flavoured caramel candy that's been made in Chicago, Illinois since 1907 and was the first American "penny candy" to be individually wrapped.
One serving of Tootsie Roll contains 158 calories.