Man on the Moon

Sure, moonshine is great in simple cocktails like our Moonshine Mint Lemonade, but a good moonshine can stand up to much more complex flavors. American Born Moonshine is one of several good moonshines on the market these days, and at 103 proof, it packs a punch too.

In this boozy beverage, we've added a couple of our favorite aperitifs to this one to make it an ideal late-night after dinner drink: the minty bitterness of Fernet Branca and Ristretto Liqueur from Galliano (yes, that tall yellow bottle collecting dust on the back of bars across America). 

 

Man on the Moon - a boozy moonshine cocktail from 3st of the Month

equipment:

cocktail mixing glass
bar spoon
strainer
rocks glass

ingredients:

2 oz American Born Moonshine
.5 oz Fernet Branca
.5 oz Galliano Ristretto
2 dashes orange bitters
spoonfull of Luxardo Maraschino Cherry syrup
strip of orange zest and Luxardo Maraschino cherry for garnish


method:

Fill cocktail mixing glass with ice and add all three spirits, bitters and cherry syrup. Stir 15-20 seconds to chill before pouring into a chilled rocks glass with ice. Express oils from orange zest over glass before adding it and a cherry to glass for garnish.