by Justin Lavenue from Roosevelt Room in Austin, TX
- 2 oz Del Maguey Vida
- Scant .5 oz Lapsang Souchong syrup
- 3 dashes Scrappy’s Lavender bitters
- 3 dashes Tobacco bitters
Build in an Old fashioned glass, Stir well over a large ice cube, Place on a glass Ash tray, Garnish with a flamed 6” Cinnamon stick placed next to the glass in the Ashtray.
Lapsang Souchong sryup (1:1)
Steep 8 oz (by volume) of Lapsang Souchong Tea in 32 oz of simmering water for 10 minutes, stirring gently every 2 minutes. Strain tea off of the liquid through a fine strainer.Measure the remaining tea, then add an equal volume of sugar. Stir well to dissolve all of the sugar, then bottle.Keep refrigerated in between uses.
Break apart 8 oz (by volume) of Tobacco leaves and macerate in 1L of Vodka for 1 hour, shaking vigorously every 10 minutes. Strain off the Tobacco leaves and bottle.