Day 6 By Benjamin Schiller, Boka Schiller used the requisite egg to represent "geese a-laying," but thankfully not Grey Goose vodka. "That's too easy," Schiller said, "and I don't hate you." $12; 1729 N. Halsted St., 312-337-6070; bokachicago.com Recipe: 2 ounces Cruzan Blackstrap rum 1/4 ounce Bonal Gentiane Quina 1/4 ounce house-made Christmas spice demerara syrup (demerara sugar, allspice, cassia, clove, cardamom, vanilla, juniper and toasted hazelnuts) 1/2 ounce lime juice 1 egg yolk 1 dash Angostura Bitters Shaved black lime Save garnish, combine ingredients in a shaker with ice; shake hard. Strain into collins glass filled with ice; garnish with shaved black lime.
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