Connecticut Magazine asked Litchfield Distillery to create a special cocktail for our 50th anniversary year:
"Cheers to 50 Years"
2 ounces Litchfield Distillery maple bourbon
½ ounce Allspice Dram
½ ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
1 teaspoon simple syrup
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Orange peel garnish
Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into coupe glass. Lightly express the oil from the orange twist and place in glass. Garnish with an orange twist and a light sprinkle of nutmeg.
Maple bourbon Straight bourbon finished in barrels that were used to age maple syrup. The residual syrup imparts notes of maple and caramel. $…