Second Line Season

Nick Detrich, Chris Hannah, Jewel of the South | New Orleans

At their forthcoming revival of New Orleans’ historic Jewel of the South, industry veterans Nick Detrich and Chris Hannah will serve elegant, understated cocktails like this brandy-based Second Line Season.


Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces apple brandy, preferably Lemorton Calvados Reserve
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Amaro Montenegro
  • 1 teaspoon Maraschino liqueur
  • 2 dashes Boker's Bitters

Garnish: apple slices, microplaned nutmeg

  1. Using a lemon wedge, coat the rim of a wine glass.
  2. Using the lemon juice, run a fine layer of sugar on half the rim.
  3. Fill the glass with pebble ice and then arrange 3 to 4 dried apple slices on the inside of the glass.
  4. Combine the ingredients in a mixing tin and shake with ice.
  5. Strain into the prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with microplaned nutmeg.