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Majestic Ending Cocktail

Cocktails & Beverages from Issue 6 – Fall / Winter 2015 – Magic

It was Houdini’s final performance at the local Majestic Theatre that inspired Shane Bang of The Oakland: Art Novelty Company in Detroit to create this gin sipper that morphs hypnotically with every single swirl.

makes 1 cocktail (pictured right)

  • 1 ½ oz Plymouth gin
  • ½ oz Bittermens Baska Snaps
  • ½ oz honey syrup*
  • ¼ oz Angostura bitters

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    Stir together all ingredients except Angostura. Pour over 1 extra large ice cube into a rocks glass. Float the Angostura on top of the cocktail by slowly pouring directly onto the center of the cube. Use a straw to spin the cube in the glass. The cocktail will blend and change from yellow to bright red.

    Honey syrup: Stir together 2 parts honey to 1 part water until combined. Do not heat.