The Birth of Aphrodite

Created by Hudson Whiskey for Storm King Art Center's Summer Solstice Celebration, this cocktail is inspired by Isaac Witkins’ sculpture, The Birth of Aphrodite.

June 19, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1-2 ripe, muddled kumquats
  • 3 dashes tiki bitters
  • Bar spoon apricot preserves
  • Bar spoon Riga Black Balsam Currant
  • 3/8 ounce maple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 2 ounces Hudson Manhattan Rye

Instructions

Shake vigorously and strain over ice into a double rocks glass. Garnish with a dried apricot and a skewered kumquat with a mint sprig.

Ingredients

  • 1-2 ripe, muddled kumquats
  • 3 dashes tiki bitters
  • Bar spoon apricot preserves
  • Bar spoon Riga Black Balsam Currant
  • 3/8 ounce maple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 2 ounces Hudson Manhattan Rye
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