Mi Luz

Mi Luz means “My Light” in Spanish and pays homage to the light within that burns strong when everyone stands tall and together. Talia Kleinplatz photo

• 2 oz Bacardi Añejo Cuatro rum
• 0.75 oz Martini Bianco vermouth
• 0.25 oz rich apple demerara syrup (see note)
• 2 dashes Scrappy’s Seville Orange Bitters
• 2 to 3 spritzes of salted caraway solution (see note)

Add rum, vermouth, syrup and bitters into a mixing glass. Add ice and stir to dilution. Strain into tulip, snifter or desired glassware. Using an atomizer, spritz with salted caraway solution. Serves 1.

Note: To make the rich apple demerara syrup, bring 1 cup apple juice and 1 cup demerara sugar to a simmer, stirring, until sugar is fully dissolved. Will keep, chilled, for about a week.

Note: To make the salted caraway solution, bring 4 cups water to a boil, then stir in 1 cup salt and remove from heat. Stir in 1 Tbsp caraway seeds. Cool, then transfer into a mason jar and keep chilled until ready to use. Will keep for at least a month.

by Devin McKeigan of  Elisa Steakhouse

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