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How to Create the Toasted Oak Cocktail

Need some cocktail inspiration? Here's a seven-step guide to the delicious Toasted Oak Cocktail.

Need some cocktail inspiration? Here’s a seven-step guide to the delicious Toasted Oak Cocktail.

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Glass:

Old Fashioned

Garnish:

Orange twist and vanilla straw

Ingredients:

45ml Auchentoshan American Oak 30ml Yenda Golden Ale
10ml Fresh orange juice
10ml Ginger and honey syrup
3 Bsp. Coconut flakes

Method:

  1. To make vanilla  straw, cut each end off a vanilla bean and carefully insert skewers. Leave to dry for 2 days, remove skewers when ready to use
  2. In a milk jug, add 45ml Auchentoshan American Oak
  3.  Add coconut flakes to Auchentoshan and rest in hot water to make the alcohol vapors more volatile
  4. To a cocktail shaker, add 30ml Yenda Golden Ale
  5.  Flambé coconut flakes in Auchentoshan American Oak to achieve a flash infusion
  6. Fill the Boston part of the shaker with ice and place a julep strainer on top. Throw cocktail between the Boston Tin and the Toby Tin to dilute, aerate and chill the cocktail
  7.  Strain over ice, serve and enjoy!

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