Medicine Man Recipe

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Carrie Vasios

Maple syrup, paprika, and sage make an unexpectedly delicious combination in this rum based cocktail by Ian Scalzo of Bourbon and Branch in San Francisco.

Recipe Facts

Active: 3 mins
Total: 3 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • 1/2 ounce maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 4 sage leaves, divided

Directions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add white rum, lemon juice, maple syrup, paprika, and 3 sage leaves. Shake well for 30 seconds.

  2. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with final sage leaf.

Special equipment

cocktail shaker and strainer