It’s got spunk, we love spunk.Gather Journal The 6 O’Clock News Cocktail
Harvey Wallbangers, the hugely popular ’70s cocktail, inspired this creation by Daisy Ryan, assistant beverage director at Austin’s Mcguire Moorman Hospitality. The name? A nod to Mary’s workplace nemesis, news anchorman Ted Baxter.
makes 1 cocktail
Add the gin, juice, spiced syrup, and Curaçao to a tall glass. Top with crushed ice and soda. Float the spoonful of scotch on top. Garnish with orange and cherry.
*“Galliano Spices” Simple Syrup: Bring 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water to a simmer in a small pot, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat and stir in 3 star anise, 1 tsp vanilla extract, and the zest of 1 orange. Let steep 1 hour. Strain then chill. Makes approximately 2 cups syrup.