Neutral Ground Side

This recipe comes to us from our friends at Compère Lapin and is featured in Newsweek’s Vacation in a Glass Cocktails: Around the World 2020 Series.

Neutral Ground Side
Makes One Cocktail
• 1.75 oz King Cake Cachaça (recipe below)
• .5 Cathead Hoodoo Chicory Liqueur
• 1 splash freshly squeezed lemon juice
• 2 dashes El Guapo® Chicory Pecan Bitters
• 1 toasted marshmallow, for garnish

In a clean mixing glass filled with ice, combine all ingredients and stir until well chilled. Strain into Nick & Nora glass, and garnish with skewered toasted marshmallow just before serving. Cheers!

King Cake Cachaça
Makes ~4 cups
• 1 liter cachaça (we used Avuá Cachaça)
• 2 scraped vanilla beans
• 2 handfulls toasted pecans
• 2 handfulls golden raisins
• 4 whole nutmegs, ground
• 2 whole cinnamon sticks

Combine all ingredients in a large airtight container, and allow to infuse for 5-7 days, agitating occasionally to infuse flavors. Be sure to hang on to the empty cachaça bottle. Strain through a cheesecloth or 200 micron filter before storing in the empty bottle, which can keep for 3 months at room temperature.

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