There are many reasons why I have so many variations of the Brooklyn cocktail in my own cocktail library. The main reason would probably be that I often miss one ingredient. The Brooklyn cocktail is made of Rye whisky, dry vermouth, Maraschino and Picon. Picon is unavailable in Canada and in the USA because of an ingredient in it figures on the list of prohibited ingredients in these countries. Well… I happen to live in Canada so my access to this aperitif is quite limited. Because of that, I created a recipe of my own. Analyzing the way it’s made, I realized that I could mix 4 ingredients together and get pretty much the same taste.
Hello loves, it’s been a while since I put any recipe here. Sorry about that. We were busy at preparing our trip to Bordeaux. As it’s a long trip, about 3 months, it was a lot of preparation. Now we are perfectly installed in Bordeaux so I won’t let you down anymore. I swear! To be forgiven I go with sweet treats here! HAHAHA I know how to be forgiven… Right?