Marshall Manhattan

Dean Castelli, Nick's Cove Oyster Bar & Cottages, Marshall, California / June 2013

Spiced stout syrup:

  • 12 ounces Anderson Valley "Barney Flats" oatmeal stout
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice powder
  • zest of 1/4 lemon
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

Add all ingredients to stainless saucepan; bring to a simmer for 20 minutes; remove from heat; allow to cool; strain.

Assembly:

  • 2 ounces St. George Breaking and Entering Bourbon
  • 3/4 ounce spiced stout syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • spiced or brandied cherries

Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice cubes; stir; strain into martini glass. Garnish with cherries.