Conjures a sense of wonder with every sip. (pictured left)Gather Journal Colonel Aureliano Cocktail
With a name plucked from Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, this whimsical blend by Andrew Volk of Maine’s Portland Hunt & Alpine Club is magical realism in cocktail form.
makes 1 cocktail (pictured left)
Using a small damp paintbrush, paint the inside of a chilled rocks glass with gold leaf. Stir ingredients in a pint glass, fill with ice, and stir 30-50 more times. Strain into glass.
Rich simple syrup: Gently heat 2 parts sugar to 1 part water until sugar is dissolved. Chill.