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Maude’s Smokey Violet Smash Cocktail by cdbakunas
January 5, 2011, 1:51 pm
Filed under: Libations, Making Cocktails | Tags: , , ,

A big thank you to our friend Jean Tomaro at Chicago’s newest hot spot Maude’s for the following Ransom Old Tom Gin cocktail. If you find yourself in the Windy City you deserve to treat yourself to a fantastic cocktail at Maude’s. Make sure to stay and eat as well, the food is fantastic.

Here’s their sublime Smokey Violet Smash

Rinse double old fashion with a few drops of Laphroaig
muddle 3 lime slices, 2 lemon slices, 7 pieces mint
add 1.25 oz Orchard Creme de violette
.5 oz Ransom Old Tom Gin

add crushed ice, rock back and forth 3 times.
top with Jerry Thomas Decanter Bitters
garnish with a lemon swath, an orange swath and a mint cap

Voila!

Enjoy another cocktail brought to you by the proud folk at Local Wine & Spirits.

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