Sunday, December 23, 2012

Emergency Manager from Michigan

From Michigan

  The Emergency Manager (Serves two)
 2 shots of Makers Mark (or other good quality bourbon)
1 shot of Tuaca ½ shot of Chai simple syrup (see below)
 1-2 dashes orange bitters 3 orange peel shavings
Chill two martini glasses by filling with ice and water. Add Makers Mark, Tuaca, Chai simple syrup and bitters to cocktail shaker.
Drain martini glasses, add ice to shaker, and shake for about a minute. Rub rims of martini glasses with one of the orange peel shavings, add a peel to each glass, and pour in the Emergency Manager.

Chai simple syrup: 6 Chai tea bags 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Add sugar to water, bring to boil. Add contents of tea bags to the water, remove from heat, and steep 5 minutes. Strain and cool.