Manuka honey, from the New Zealand manuka bush, sweetens this sour-style drink. “Manuka has this crazy, leathery thing going on,” says bartender Chris Elford. “It adds another level of flavor—like spices in cooking.” Slideshow: Whiskey RecipesRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 

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total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the rye, lemon juice, honey syrup and cayenne. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe or Champagne flute and top with the Prosecco.

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Notes

Manuka honey is available at health food stores and amazon.com. You can also use another dark honey like buckwheat.

Dark Honey Syrup: 1/4 ounce dark honey, such as buckwheat or manuka, mixed with 1/4 ounce hot water and cooled.

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