The Rorschach Test

Patrick Smith, The Violet Hour | Chicago

The Rorschach Test

This cocktail balances savory aquavit with sweet-tart fruit elements—Amer Picon, lemon and The Violet Hour’s house grenadine—all made effervescent by a healthy measure of pale ale.


Serving: 1

Garnish: rolled orange peel on a skewer

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add all ingredients, except beer.
  3. Shake lightly and pour, ice included, into a hurricane glass.
  4. Top with beer.
  5. Garnish with rolled up, skewered orange peel.