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Making this warm and soothing cocktail by bartender Luke Nevin-Gattle takes some work, particularly the vanilla-demerara orgeat. But after one sip, you’ll be happy you made the effort.


  • 6 oz Slane Irish whiskey
  • 3 oz Oloroso sherry
  • 2 oz Averna amaro
  • 1 oz Vanilla-demerara orgeat*
  • 2 oz Filtered water
  • Garnish: Dehydrated honey tangerine
  • Garnish: Red plum wheel


  1. Serves 4.

  2. Heat all the ingredients in a kettle to 200 degrees Fahrenheit.

  3. Pour into a glass mug.

  4. Garnish with a dehydrated honey tangerine wheel and dehydrated red plum wheel.

  5. *Vanilla-demerara orgeat: Simmer and stir 8 1/2 oz warm almond milk, 8 1/2 oz demerara sugar and 1 split vanilla bean until sugar has dissolved. Let settle to room temperature,and add 1/3 oz orange flower water. Bottle and keep for 1 week.