Portland bartender Jamal Hassan was featured as one of Imbibe’s 2013 People to Watch list in the Jan/Feb 2013 “Imbibe 75” issue. In this recipe from Hassan, maple syrup, apple cider and Irish whiskey make for a combo made in cocktail heaven.
1 1/2 oz. Irish whiskey
3/4 oz. apple cider
3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz. maple syrup (diluted 2:1)
Pinch kosher salt
Tools: shaker, strainer, fine strainer
Combine all ingredients and shake with ice. Double strain into a chilled coupe.
Jamal Hassan, Portland, Oregon