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Rub & Rye

Rub & Rye cocktail
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With rye whiskey, Belgian beer and a beef-jerky garnish, this cocktail by Francesco Lafranconi combines savory and sweet flavors, the effervescence of beer and the texture of egg white.


  • Mesquite salt or your favorite barbecue dry rub spice mixture
  • 1 1/2 ounces Bulleit rye whiskey
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3/4 ounce maple syrup
  • 1 ounce egg white
  • 5 ounces Scaldis Pêche Mel beer
  • 5 drops barbecue bitters
  • Garnish: beef jerky


  1. Coat the rim of a pint or double Old Fashioned glass with mesquite salt or dry rub.

  2. Fill halfway with ice and set aside.

  3. Add the rye, lemon juice, maple syrup and egg white to a shaker and fill with ice.

  4. Shake vigorously and strain into the prepared glass.

  5. Top with the beer and bitters, and garnish with a piece of beef jerky.