Broken Branch {a rye maple syrup cocktail}

One of the best ways to start creating your own cocktail recipes is to take a classic recipe and tweak it. Take the whiskey sour for example… Replace the simple syrup with a different sweetener (say maple syrup) and add in a little something extra (say Drambuie) and you have a different drink along the same lines of the classic. And in case you couldn’t tell already, that’s exactly what I did with this maple syrup cocktail.

Broken Branch : a rye maple syrup cocktail : onemartini.com

At the end of a long day, the last thing I want to do is get super fancy and creative when it comes to what I’m drinking. Lately, I’ve been sticking to the classics – Manhattan, Negroni, Old Fashioned – because they are easy and I love them. And when I want something with a little citrus, I generally make a whiskey sour. Or a simple variation of it – like this rye maple syrup cocktail.

Broken Branch : rye maple syrup cocktail recipe : onemartini.com

I suppose with the addition of maple syrup and a touch of Drambuie, this could be considered a fall cocktail. I know it definitely hit the spot when I enjoyed it on a cooler evening. Go make yourself one and let me know what you think.

Broken Branch : a rye whiskey maple syrup cocktail : onemartini.com

{a rye maple syrup cocktail}
 
A fall take on the whiskey sour with maple syrup and a little bit of Drambuie.
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 1 egg white
  • 1-1/2 ounces rye (I used Rittenhouse)
  • ¾ ounce real maple syrup
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce Drambuie
  • Freshly grated nutmeg for garnish
Directions
  1. Add all ingredients except for garnish to a cocktail shaker and dry shake.
  2. Open shaker, fill with ice and shake again.
  3. Double strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.

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Jessica Torres is the chief cocktail creator here at One Martini. Outside of the internet, she works at DEATH & TAXES (a bar) and midtown eats (a restaurant) in Reno, Nevada. When not working, Jessica can be found working out, spending time with her family or attempting to nap. Subscribe to our newsletter to get all of the latest cocktail creations delivered directly to your inbox.

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