Electric Old Fashioned

Get that trigem experience with this great drink idea direct from our chefs at Newly Weds Foods. Easy on the Szechuan pepper, it will numb your whole mouth!

Yield: 1 Cocktail


2 oz. bourbon
¼ oz. ginger Szechuan pepper flower (Buzz Buds) syrup*
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 dash plum bitters
1 each orange curl

In a mixing glass with ice, add bourbon, then syrup, then bitters. Stir for approximately 30 seconds, and strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with orange curl.

*Syrup Preparation

½ cup water
½ cup sugar
1½ inch ginger root, crushed
4 each Szechuan pepper flowers (Buzz Buds)

In a small pot, bring water and sugar to boil over medium heat. Stir to dissolve sugar. Add ginger and Szechuan pepper flowers, then turn off heat. Set aside and allow to cool completely and then strain.

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