The Kentucky Tar came from sitting at the bar on an admin shift, dreaming about the months to come and the seasonal cakes that arise with them. The two that came straight to mind were Black Velvet and the Black Forest cake, that's always passed around Christmas night. Rich coffee with a chocolate and cherry tart backbone brings that immense dessert sensation I searched for. Buffalo Trace is a homage to the whiskey that has created my career. Tepache for a complex tiki style clash with coffee.



 40 ml Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 30 ml Kentucky Whiskey(Buffalo Trace )
 10 ml Cinnamon and pineapple Tepache
 7.50 ml Sour Cherry Syrup
 2 drops Angostura Cocoa Bitters
 1 Luxardo Maraschino Cherry



Chill a Nick & Nora Glass.


Add all ingredients to Toby tin except of the Luxardo Maraschino cherry and fill will ice.


Shake and fine strain into chilled glass.


Garnish with Luxardo Maraschino cherry on a skewer.

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  1. roxyb73 13 October 2021 at 4:52 pm

    Love this photo

  2. edward.cox1 13 October 2021 at 11:55 pm

    Looks like a great cocktail, great work. Could you explain what cherry sour syrup is… asking for a friend…?

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