Honey Badger

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1 sprig Rosemary sprig
fl oz Bourbon whiskey
½ fl oz Chartreuse Jaune (Yellow Chartreuse) Liqueur
fl oz Ginger sugar syrup
fl oz Honey syrup
fl oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 dash Lemon bitters
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How to make:

De-stalk a sprig of rosemary and MUDDLE the leaves with bourbon in base of shaker. Add other ingredients, SHAKE a with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded) & rosemary sprig

Comment:

If you like The Penicillin Cocktail, then you’ll also like this rosemary, ginger, lemon and honey infused bourbon cocktail, shaken and served on-the-rocks.

Origin:

Adapted from a recipe created in 2015 by Liam Baer at Fish and Meat, Hong Kong. (Our thanks to Kshitiz Gurung at Stockton, Hong Kong for passing on this recipe.)

This drink takes its name from the eponymous honey badger, a carnivorous animal which despite its name bares more resemblance to an outsized weasel or polecat than it does other members of the badger species. It is native to Africa, Southwest Asia and the Indian subcontinent.

The original recipe uses rosemary infused bourbon* and homemade ginger syrup.

*Rosemary infused bourbon: Drop 6 fresh rosemary sprigs into a bottle of bourbon. Leave to infuse for 48 hours shaking occasionally, then strain and rebottle.

Ginger syrup: Stir 1/3 cup water and ½ cup brown sugar and in a saucepan and gently heat until sugar is dissolved. Transfer the brown sugar syrup you have made into a blender and add 1 cup peeled and chopped fresh ginger. Blend into a paste and strain to remove solids. Bottle and refrigerate.

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