Figgy Bourbon Fizz

Total Time:
48 hr 5 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
48 hr

Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Fig-infused Bourbon:
  • 4 ripe fresh figs, halved
  • 2 cups bourbon
  • Fizz:
  • 1 fresh fig, halved
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup (Grade B)
  • Squeeze of lemon juice, plus 2 lemon twists, for garnish
  • Dashes of bitters
  • Ginger beer, very cold
Directions
  • For the fig-infused bourbon: Put the figs in a pint jar, pour over the bourbon and cover tightly. Set aside in a cool, dark place for at least 2 days and up to 7 days.

  • For the fizz: Divide the fig between 2 old-fashioned glasses. To each glass, add 1 teaspoon of the maple syrup, a small squeeze of lemon juice and a couple of dashes of bitters. Muddle the ingredients until well incorporated.

  • Fill the glasses with crushed ice. Pour over 1 1/2 ounces of fig-infused bourbon, then top with some ginger beer. Garnish with a lemon twist and serve.

  • Special equipment: a pint jar with a tight-fitting lid


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