Bare Minimum

Tom Lasher-Walker, Bleu Bar | Miami Beach

A reference to the classic recipe of spirit, bitters, sugar and water, Lasher-Walker believes his drink fulfills the “bare minimum” of requirements to qualify as an Old-Fashioned. He even skips the garnish, insisting that the nose actually benefits without one.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 2 1/4 ounce Brugal 1888
  • 3/4 ounce Aperol and Giffard Banane Du Brésil Liqueur Batch (See Editor’s Note)

Directions
  1. Combine ingredients in a rocks glass over a jumbo ice cube, stirring five or six times.
  2. Serve with no garnish.
Editor's Note

To make the Aperol and Giffard Banane batch, combine equal parts of each ingredient, bottle and store.

Tagged: Brugal 1888, rum

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