Old Nut Job, Featuring Ragged Branch Distillery

This is a delightful seasonal twist on an ‘Old Fashioned’ using walnuts in place of fruit. Served up as a martini; CHEERS!

INGREDIENTS
2oz Ragged Branch Bourbon
1/2oz Vanilla Maple Salted Syrup*
3 Dashes Orange Bitters
3 Walnut Halfs

*Vanilla Maple Salted Syrup
– Combine, 1/2 cup pure maple syrup, 1/2 cup Sugar In The Raw, 1/2 cup water, and 1/2 tsp Kosher salt to a simmer, (stir until sugar is dissolved). Let cool before use.

PREPARATION
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and muddle till nuts are all crushed
Add ice and stir until well chilled
Double strain into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with a walnut

SUBMITTED BY
Josh Rossiter of Ragged Branch Bourbon
1015 Taylor’s Gap Rd. Charlottesville, V.A. 22903