- For Tobacco Tincture
- 1 cup unaged corn whiskey
- 4 ounces high quality pipe tobacco
- For Cocktail
- 1 ounce applejack
- 1 ounce Balcones Baby Blue Corn Whiskey
- 1/2 ounce Cynar
- 2 dashes OId Fashioned Bitters (such as Fee Bros.)
- 1 dash tobacco tincture
- Lemon twist, for garnish
Make Tobacco Tincture: Place moonshine and tobacco in a small bowl. Let rest 30 minutes.
Strain liquid to remove tobacco. Pour liquid through a cheesecloth and reserve. Note: Tobacco tincture will last for about 3 weeks.
Make Cocktail: Place applejack, whiskey, Cynar, bitters, and tincture in a cocktail shaker. Stir until well combined.
Place one large ice cube in a highball glass. Strain cocktail into glass and garnish with lemon twist.