Base spirit: 1½ to 2 ounces whiskey, gin, vodka or rum
Syrup: ½ to 1 ounce water-based, sweet mixer
Shrub: ½ to 1 ounce vinegar-based (tart) mixer
Bitters (and tinctures): Add a few drops to taste
18.21 Bitters, Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, 404-852-7023, 1821bitters.com
Want to be a better home bartender? Watch this video to learn how to make 18.21 Bitters’ Rosemary Sage Moscow Mule.
Rosemary Sage Moscow Mule
- 2 oz. vodka
- ¾ oz. 18.21 Bitters Spicy Ginger Beer concentrate
- ½ oz. 18.21 Bitters Rosemary Sage Syrup
- ½ oz. fresh lime juice
- Soda water
- Lime wheel, for garnish
- Rosemary sprig, for garnish
Add all ingredients except soda water to a cocktail shaker. Add ice. Shake vigorously for five to seven seconds and strain into a glass filled with fresh ice. Add a splash of soda water. Garnish with a lime wheel. Place the rosemary sprig on the heel of your hand. With the other hand, slap the sprig to release the aromatics and add to the drink.
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