In north of Sweden the sun goes down and doesn't come up for weeks during the midwinter. This phenomenon is called Midwinter Night. As I was listening to some fine doom metal it occurred to me this time of year is approaching and I wanted to create a drink celebrating this. You need to embrace the darkness to survive those harsh weeks 😉 

The cocktail is really smooth to drink, a bit tart, with that sesame oil and touch of salt really creating a beast of the night.

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Ingredients

 45 ml Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 30 ml Vodka fatwashed with roasted sesame oil
 15 ml Lemon Juice
 2 drops Saline Solution
 5 ml Cognac(Meukow)
 1 Lemon Peel

Directions

1

Shake everything with ice, double strain into chilled martini glass.

2

Squeeze lemon peel over glass, swipe it around the edge of the glass, discard.

3

Garnish with another lemonpeel.

Saline solution
4

60 grams of water, 15 grams of Meldon salt. Add salt to boiling water.

Fatwashing
5

Mix 250 ml Finlandia vodka with 25 ml roasted sesame oil, freeze overnight. Remove frozen oil and finestrain. 


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One Comment

  1. roxyb73 14 October 2021 at 5:25 pm

    Another beautiful drink to try

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