Winters End | Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye
The following cocktail was one of the winning entries from our Catoctin Creek / CHILLED Magazine Bartender Competition in 2022! We had over 50 submissions to the contest, and this was one of the best!
1st Place: Jorge Ortega
- 2 oz Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye
- 1 oz lemon juice,
- 3/4 oz pink pepper corn and anise syrup*
- 1/2 oz pineapple juice
- 1/2 oz spiced pear liquor
- Egg white
Preparation: Dry shake all ingredients, add ice, and shake again, strain into a coupe glass. Incorporate all ingredients in a tin and dry shake vigorously. Add ice and shake again. Strain into a coup glass, achieving a nice froth. Garnish with two torched star anise.
*Pink Pepper Corn and Anise Syrup:
Simmer 1 part sugar, 1 part water with pink pepper corn, black pepper, and star anise. let sit for 24 hours and strain.