RECIPES

Leaves of Grass

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 (The Finch Restaurant)

  • Prep Time

    5min

  • Cook Time

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  • Total Time

    5min

  • Servings

    1

You don’t need to be a Walt Whitman fan to enjoy this version of the Leaves of Grass at Michelin-starred restaurant, The Finch in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The drink brings together Bison Grass vodka, Pear Williams eau de vie, lime, chamomile, and Basque cider, which adds a bright effervescence and acidity.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 ounce Bison Grass Vodka
  • .75 ounce Lime Juice
  • .5 ounce Pear Williams Eau de Vie (Williams Pear Brandy)
  • .5 ounce Chamomile Syrup (equal parts hot chamomile tea + white sugar)
  • Basque Cider (or similar dry cider)

Preparation

  • Combine the vodka, lime juice, brandy, and syrup.
  • Shake and pour into a Collins glass, fill with ice.
  • Top with Basque Cider or similar dry cider.
  • Garnish with a sprig of rosemary, tarragon, or similar fresh verdant herb.