Izak Whisky Cocktail

Ingredients in The Izak Cocktail

1 1⁄2 oz of Scots Highland Whisky
1⁄4 oz Cynar 70 amaro
1⁄2 oz Fresh lemon juice
1⁄2 oz Harissa syrup*
3⁄4 oz Fresh orange juice
Garnish with crushed alepo pepper rim

How to make The Izak Cocktail

Rim 1/3 of a coupe glass with crushed aleppo pepper.
Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice, and shake until well-chilled.
Strain into the prepared coupe.

*Harissa syrup: Toast 20 cinnamon sticks in an oven on medium-high heat for 3-5 minutes or until aromatic. Add 1 qt sugar, 1 qt water and 4 tbsp La Boîte Izak N.37 harissa-inspired spice blend. Heat until all sugar is dissolved, then remove cinnamon sticks. Let the syrup sit overnight, then strain with cheesecloth and chinoise. Keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

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