by Ian Glomski
Difficulty Level: Easy+
Winter is coming! GOT fans rejoice, and curl up next to a hot fire with this deliciously peppered cocktail. The unique flavor of the Mastiha (a Greek liqueur derived from the sap of a mastic tree) gives this already complex cocktail some unique ,earthy characteristics unlike anything you’ve ever tried! Lets just say, its fit for a queen!
1 oz. Vitae Spirits Platinum Rum
0.5 oz. Mastiha Liqueur
0.5 Pink Peppercorn syrup
0.5 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice
0.5 oz egg whites
3 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
Pink Peppercorn Syrup
1 cup pink peppercorn
1.5 cups water
1.5 cups sugar
Grind pink peppercorn with a mortar and pestle just enough to crush the kernels. Combine sugar and water in a pot and bring to a low simmer. Add the peppercorn and let steep for 5 min. Strain off solids and let cool
1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice.
2. Shake vigorously and pour in a coup glass
3. Garnish with 2-3 whole peppercorns.