At Castalia in Detroit, each cocktail is based on one of the all-natural fragrances sold in the shop. This To Build a Fire is a smoky, herbal gin cocktail paired with the shop's Survival Instinct fragrance, which has notes of cedar, anise and rosemary.
2 oz. gin
½ oz. fresh lime juice
½ oz. brown simple syrup
Ginger beer 1 gram of rosemary and lavender tincture
Garnish: lime twist
To create the smoky aroma, light a stick of palo santo wood and let the smoke fill the glass. Add all the ingredients except the ginger beer to a shaker and shake with ice. Pour all...
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