Somethings' in the Woods

Somethings' in the Woods
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About this Cocktail

i spent a weekend at a friends' cabin in the mountains that could have been right out of a horror movie with limited booze options. i went through the small kitchen for everything i could use in a cocktail and came up with this on the fly while we decided how our cabin-the-woods horror flick would go.

  • 2 oz. Fernet Branca
  • .75 oz. ginger syrup
  • .25 oz. vanilla + clove syrup
  • mint leaf

add all ingredients into your tin and shake, strain into a small coupe.

the latter syrup recipe:
1.5 cups brown sugar
1 cup water
1.5 tsp vanilla extract
8 cloves

brought water to just under a boil, then added the remaining ingredients, removing from heat and continuously stirring. strain out cloves and let cool.


Nick Riley


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