Steel Breed

Jonathan Stanyard (IG: @thebittergringo) / Owner, The Bitter Gringo Co. Seattle, WA; Photo by Jonathan Stanyard

    • 2 oz. Steel Dust Vodka + Ginger & Spice*
    • 1 oz. The Perfect Purée Yuzu Luxe Sour blend, thawed
    • 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
    • 3/4 oz. aquafaba or egg white
    • 1/2 oz. orgeat syrup
For the Steel Dust Vodka + Ginger & Spice:
    • 12 oz. vodka
    • 4 allspice berries
    • 4 cloves
    • 1 star anise pod
    • Fresh ginger
Method for the Steel Dust Vodka + Ginger & Spice:
Toast allspice berries, cloves and star anise pod in a pan. Finely dice 1-2” of fresh ginger and add the ginger and spices to a glass container with vodka. Let infuse at room temperature for 48-72 hours. Strain and keep in an airtight container.
Method for the Cocktail:
Add all the ingredients except the aquafaba/egg white to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well for 12 seconds. Strain into one end of the shaker, dump ice, add the aquafaba/egg white, and dry shake for 30 seconds to make frothy magic. Double strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with fresh mint top and pomegranate seeds.