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Chai This: An Old Fashioned Cocktail Riff

chai old fashioned

Irish whiskey meets brown sugar-chai syrup.

For her Old Fashioned cocktail riff, bartender Jessica Stewart incorporates a brown sugar-chai syrup in the recipe.


  • 2 oz. Irish whiskey
  • ½ oz. brown sugar-chai syrup
  • 3 dashes Bittermen's Elemakule Tiki Bitters
  • Tools:barspoon, strainer
  • Glass:rocks
  • Garnish:orange twist, grated nutmeg


Combine all the ingredients in a mixing tin with ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish.

Chai Syrup: Steep 1 tsp. of loose chai in 8 oz. of hot water for 3-5 minutes. Combine with an equal amount of brown sugar. Whisk until the sugar dissolves.

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