Settle into the Fall season and raise a glass to the captains of the “Deadliest Catch” with this delectable cocktail. The complex, nuanced flavors of Storm Tossed Rye blend with ginger, cinnamon, lemon, and cider to make a spiced, citrusy beverage with a hue that invokes a sunset over the uneasy waters of the North Pacific.
(Makes 1 Cocktail)
2 oz Fremont Mischief Storm Tossed Rye Whiskey
1 oz Ginger Spiced Simple (recipe below)
½ oz fresh squeezed lemon juice (or to taste)
2 oz Schilling Cider
Spiced Ginger Simple (makes 2 cups)
1-½ cups fine sugar
½ cup honey
2 cups water
6 whole star anise
2 inch piece peeled fresh ginger, sliced thinly
Combine ingredients, bring to a boil simmer 15 minutes, cool.
Filter out solids. Bottle & refrigerate.
Measure ingredients into a mug. Heat – steam or microwave until warm.
Garnish with a cinnamon stick, candied ginger on a pick or float a star anise.