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Tasting Kitchen's Braveheart cocktail

Tasting Kitchen's Braveheart cocktail
Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times

Dear SOS: I just had the best cocktail of my life last night at the Tasting Kitchen in Venice. It was called the Braveheart -- an off-the-menu Scotch drink with ginger and lemon. Any chance you could find out the ... Read more

Total time: 5 minutes | Makes 1 cocktail
Note: Adapted from Tasting Kitchen. Tasting Kitchen's fresh ginger juice is a ratio of 2 parts juiced ginger to 1 part simple syrup (its simple syrup is 2 parts sugar to 1 part water). To juice fresh ginger, puree or grate peeled ginger and strain, discarding or saving the solids for another use. Tasting Kitchen shakes and serves the cocktail using single large rocks of ice.
  • 2 ounces blended Scotch
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce ginger juice
  • 1/4 ounce cocktail honey (3 parts honey, 1 part hot water)
  • 2 dashes bitters, preferably Angostura

Step 1Combine the Scotch, lemon juice, ginger juice, cocktail honey and bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain and serve over ice in a bucket glass.

Each cocktail:
175 calories; 0 protein; 13 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 cholesterol; 11 grams sugar; 1 mg sodium.
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