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Celery Nori

  • SERVINGS: Makes 8 drinks
  • MAKE-AHEAD

Don Lee • Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Manhattan

This savory old-fashioned was inspired by a dish on Ssäm Bar's menu that combined uni (sea urchin) with a celery sauce and a seaweed garnish. Lee thinks the drink pairs especially well with dishes from a raw bar like oysters.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  2. 7 ounces Simple Syrup
  3. Ice
  4. 16 ounces Nori Apple Brandy
  5. 16 dashes of celery bitters
  6. 8 lemon twists, for garnish
  1. In a small bowl, muddle the celery with the Simple Syrup. Let the celery syrup stand for 30 minutes, then strain.
  2. Fill 8 rocks glasses with ice. Divide the Nori Apple Brandy, celery syrup and bitters among the glasses and stir well. Garnish each drink with a lemon twist.