Cocktails in the Country: August 13, 2018

RB-CitC-08132018Just Like Daddy Used to Make

Colleen McCluskey, Rothbard Ale + Larder, Westport, CT

“I love root beer floats! Always do what makes you happy, memories of happy childhoods make people smile.”

1 root beer candy
1.5 oz (45 ml) Sobieski Vodka
1 oz (30 ml) Marie Brizard Parfait Amour
.5 oz (15 ml) Camus VS Elegance Cognac
.5 oz (15 ml) fresh lemon juice
1 egg white
1 dash Bogart’s Bitters from The Bitter Truth
Club soda, to top
1 root beer candy, crushed and wet, as garnish

Muddle the candy and vodka and allow to sit. Add the remaining ingredients. Shake like hell over ice, and fine-strain into a soda-fountain glass. Add a straw and slowly pour in the soda. Add the garnish.

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