Counterpoint
Saved by 26 People
About this Cocktail

An original. Inspiration came from an incredible order at Doc's of their chicken and waffles. The sweet of the maple syrup was balanced by a surprising heat from chili powder. This cocktail replaces the chili with cayenne, and has a great citrus punch preceded by a calming maple sweet rush.

Ingredients:
  • 1oz Bourbon (Bulleitt)
  • .66oz Lemon
  • .66oz Aperol
  • .66oz Maple Syrup Syrup (1:1 Maple Syrup/Water)
  • 1 smidgen cayenne pepper
Preparation:

Shake then double strain into a chilled coupe. Lemon twist garnish.

3 Comments
  • Tim Schondelmayer
    I used Grade B Maple syrup and the Cayenne worked great with it. Thanks for sharing! Great drink.
  • T Read Richards
    Thank you! It's really taken off here in Tulsa!
  • Alex Siegel
    I like it! I went with 1.5 bourbon, and a good dose of cayenne. Will def try again.

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