False Idol’s Alkala The Fierce

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Chai-infused whiskey adds some fall flavor to this tiki cocktail from False Idol in San Diego.

2 oz. chai-infused bourbon
4 oz. dark Jamaican rum
4 oz. aged blended rum
3 oz. fresh lime juice
4 oz. fresh orange juice
½ oz. pimento dram
1½ oz. vanilla syrup
1½ oz. cinnamon syrup
Tools: blender
Glass: volcano bowl

Combine all the ingredients in a blender and add about 20 ounces of crushed ice. Blend for at least 3 seconds (or until mixed). Empty the contents of blender into a large punch or volcano bowl.

Chai-Infused Bourbon
1 oz. chai tea
The peel from 1 navel orange
1 liter bourbon, preferably higher proof

Combine all the ingredients, steep for 1 hour, then strain.

Martin Cate, False Idol, San Diego


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