Lush Life

To be a lush chef, does not mean to drink in excess - this can result in scary fires and bad dishes. A lush chef is one who enjoys gourmet cooking/baking, often with fresh ingredients and the smart use of one's home bar. If there happens to be half a bottle of beer, a glass of wine, or a sip of brandy left over...well, one cannot be wasteful. I give you permission to imbibe.

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Apr 26, 2012

Braveheart Cocktail

One of the best bars in the country happens to be biking distance from my place and every time I go, I get the Braveheart Cocktail.  My friend and fellow blogger for Get Me Out of LA introduced me to this drink at The Tasting Kitchen on Abbot Kinney in Venice.  She's been telling me I need to make it home and post the recipe so she can make them for herself.  Justin at Tasting Kitchen told me the ingredients and I did some experimenting of my own on the measurements.  Even though I can make this at home, I'll still be plopping down at the bar and having him make me this, because it's just so refreshing and gosh darn good.

The Braveheart
  • 2 oz scotch (I used Glenlivet 12 year, a non-smoky scotch)
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger juice
  • 1/2 oz honey syrup (see my Gold Rush cocktail recipe)
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
- Combine all the ingredients in a shaker and shake!
- Strain into a glass over a large ice cube.


Dream Walker said...

The Tasting Kitchen Braveheart is my favorite cocktail. So grateful to have found this recipe. My friends claim this is better than the original! Perfect! Thank you.