Baltimore cocktails [Pictures]
b's weekly cocktail feature offers recipes and the stories behind the drinks. Mix things up next time you go out with these innovative cocktails.
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The Sticky Wicket, Wit and Wisdom( Algerina Perna/Baltimore Sun / February 15, 2012 )
How to Make the Sticky Wicket
1/2 oz. Fever-Tree soda water
1/2 oz. Smoked Maple Syrup
1/4 oz. Fernet Branca
4 dashes barrel-aged bitters
2 oz. Jim Beam bourbon or your choice
Pour all ingredients on the rocks in a lowball glass, stir. Squeeze orange peel over drink, then garnish.
At Wit and Wisdom, head bartender Adrian Ross-Boon and company take the technical aspect of serving drinks to a whole new level. "We make classic cocktails the way they should be done: fresh juices daily, we make our own syrups, bitters, and infusions ... we even use cold draft ice cubes so that your drink never waters down," said Ross-Boon. Add to that some meticulous craftsmanship.
Read more about the cocktail here.