Yield: 1 serving

Cocktail Royalty, Evolved

Adding a tart kick of rhubarb to the age-old brandy crusta, this four-ingredient cocktail simplifies its predecessor in effort, but adds its fair share of complexity in flavor.

Ingredients: Brandy, triple sec, lemon juice and Rhubarb Tincture.

Yield: 1 serving

Brandy Rhubarb Crusta

Ingredients:
1 ½ oz. Brandy or cognac
¾ oz. Dry curacao or triple sec
½ oz. Fresh lemon juice
¼ oz. Rhubarb Tincture

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker full of ice.
  2. Shake vigorously.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass rimmed with white sugar.
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist.


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Created by:
Ted Kilgore

Make It Your Own’s in-house mixologist, Ted Kilgore, is a 17-year veteran of the bar and spirits world. Passing the B.A.R. with BAR Ready certification in 2007, he is now proprietor and Beverage Director at Planter’s House in St. Louis.

Caution: Do not apply to open flame. Keep away from fire, heat and open flame. Contents may ignite or explode. Do not consume in excessive quantities. Not intended for consumption unless mixed with non-alcoholic beverage.