When our bar program brought in Lillet for the first time, our culinary team were unfamiliar and unimpressed with Lillet. Half an hour later, our bar team developed a Lillet cocktail worthy of our culinary staff. Excellent for spring & summer.
1.5 oz Virginia Distillery Company- Cider Cask Finished Virginia-Highland Whisky
3/4 oz Virginia apple cider
1/2 tsp. Harvest Simple Syrup (see website for details)
Garnish – orange and cinnamon stick
Combine all ingredients in a highball glass, top with ice, rim and garnish with an orange twist and cinnamon stick. Enjoy!
1oz Virginia Distillery Co. Highland Whisky
1oz Lillet Blanc
1oz Lemon Syrup
Build ingredients over ice in a zombie glass, shake, top with fresh ice & soda water. Lemon wedge & thyme sprig garnish.
Matthew Black of TRIANGLE – a small plates restaurant & music venue
601 Prince George Street Williamsburg, VA 23185