Dreidel Dreidel Dreidel

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Created by bartender Nicolas de Soto

INGREDIENT

  • 2 oz. Chocolate gelt-infused reposado tequila (De Soto uses Espolón)
  • 1/4 oz. Maple syrup
  • 3 Dashes lack walnut bitters
  • 4 Sprays Pedro Ximénez sherry, spritzed from an atomizer or small spray bottle
  • Chocolate gelt and dreidel for garnish

Directions

To Make Gelt-Infused Tequila: Roast chocolate gelt (100 grams per bottle of tequila) in a pan while still in the foil on low heat until toasted. Drop the gelt into a bottle of tequila. Let sit for 24 hours, then strain out all of the solids.

To Make Cocktail: Pour the tequila, maple syrup and bitters into a double Old Fashioned glass filled with ice. Mist with four sprays of Pedro Ximénez sherry. Garnish with a chocolate gelt and a dreidel.