by Kerrie Pierce
Difficulty Level: Medium+
This is a riff on a classic New Orleans brunch cocktail with a light creamy texture, hints of anise and almond flavors. A perfect reason to roll out of bed and start your day!
0.5 oz. Vitae Spirits Anisette
1 oz Modern Gin
0.5 oz. Pistachio Orgeat (see below for recipe)
0.5 Lime Juice
1 oz. Apricot Nector
Garnish with powdered pistachio
2 cups lightly toasted pistachios, coarsely chopped
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup water
1 tsp orange flower water
Bring water and sugar to a boil, turn heat down, add almonds. Let simmer for 5 minutes, turn off heat, let steep for up to 8 hours. Strain almonds out, stir in orange flower water. Bottle and keep in the refrigerator.
1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
2. Shake vigorously and pour in a coup glass
3. Garnish with fresh ground pistachio