by Abigail Gullo of ryegirlnyc.blogspot.com and Bar Celona in Williamsburg, NY
- 2 oz Oak Cross Compass Box Whisky
- 3/4 oz yellow chartreuse
- 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 oz lavender maple syrup*
- Dash of Rhubarb Bitters
- Spritz of Peat Monster
- Garnish with a lemon peel
Spritz a chilled old fashioned glass with Peat Monster. In a shaker prepare Oak Cross, lemon, yellow chartreuse, dash of Rhubarb bitters and Lavender Maple syrup. Shake. Fill spritzed fashioned glass with rock ice and strain mixture in. Garnish with a lemon peel.
*to make the Lavender Maple Syrup, Steep 1/2 a cup of hot water in 1 tablespoon dried or fresh Lavender for 5 min. Mix with 1/2 cup of water. Yields 1 cup of syrup. Good refrigerated for one week.