The Loser

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

At Tales of the Cocktail 2006, a cocktail festival held in New Orleans, Todd Thrasher entered the Bar Chef competition with this drink; although it's terrific, it lost. The drink now resides on the menu at PX.

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  1. Ice
  2. 1 ounce pisco
  3. 1/2 ounce Velvet Falernum (clove-spiced liqueur)
  4. 3 ounces pineapple juice
  5. 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  6. 1/2 ounce Black Pepper Syrup
  7. 1 ounce chilled club soda
  8. Pinch of freshly ground pepper, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the soda and ground pepper; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Stir in the soda; garnish with the pepper.