This complex cocktail from bar pro Austin Carson brings the fresh flavors of banana, coconut water, and smoked yerba mate tea to a spirituous combination of bourbon, amaro, and absinthe.
- 1 3/4 oz Woodford Reserve Double Oaked bourbon
- 3/4 Banana liqueur
- 1/2 oz Amaro di Angostura
- 1/4 oz Angostura bitters
- 3/4 oz Coconut water
- 1 dash Absinthe
- 2 g Smoked yerba mate tea
Combine all ingredients except the tea in a tabletop electric tea kettle.
Bring to a boil and quickly remove.
Place the tea in a tea strainer, and place the strainer over a pouring vessel.
Pour the hot cocktail over the tea, and discard the tea.
Add a large ice cube to an Old Fashioned glass.
Slowly pour the hot mixture over the ice cube.
Express a lemon twist over the cocktail and discard. Serve.