The Argonaut Cocktail

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Courtesy Joel Schmeck, Irving Street Kitchen, Portland, OR

This cocktail calls for an aromatic white blend from Greece, Assyrtiko, to to balance rye whiskey and bring together a tall, refreshing sipper.

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  • 1 ounce Domaine Sigalas 2015 Assyrtiko/Athiri
  • 1 ounce Bulleit Rye
  • ½ ounce honey syrup (2 parts honey to 1 part hot water)
  • ¼ ounce Torani Amer
  • ¼ ounce lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Rothman & Winter Apricot Liqueur
  • Long lemon twist, for garnish

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients except garnish. Shake well, and double-strain into a Collins glass over crushed or pebble ice. Garnish with a long lemon twist.

Published on November 4, 2016