Creature Comforts

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Creature Comforts
Recipes from NEAT Images by Mark Little Videos by 99 Natives

There is a pivotal moment in the latter part of the year where we all feel the beginnings of cooler weather. The breeze from the Gulf becomes a crisp greeting that encourages us to turn to the creature comforts of the season. These four cocktails, crafted by the curators at NEAT, will entice you with a “fall-meets Florida” twist that balances smoke, citrus, and a little spice—like our warm and cold winter days here at Alys Beach.

Purified Embers

Ancho Pepper, Smoke, and Tarragon
1 Siete Misterios Mezcal
.25 oz. Ancho Reyes Chile Ancho Liqueur
.75 oz. Yellow Chartreuse
Dash Angostura Bitters
Topo Chico

Dash of Angostura Bitters, stir, strain over medium cubes with large tajin rim, top with Topo Chico in beer glass.

Blood Moon

Lingonberry, Plum, Allspice
.75 oz. Harleston Green Scotch
.75 oz. Alchermes
.25 oz. Averell Plum Liqueur
.25 oz. Hamilton Pimento Dram
Bar Spoon Lingonberry

Shake, double strain into a snifter glass, garnish with a clip of anise.

Falling Leaves

Pumpkin, Cream, and Anise
1.5 oz. Crop Pumpkin Spice Vodka
.75 oz. Foro Amaro
.25 oz. Velvet Falernum
.25 oz. Lemon
Dash Angostura Bitters
Egg White

Dry shake, final shake and double strain into coupè with grated cinnamon on top.

Butterfly Effect

Silky, Tart, and Effervescent
.75OZ. Butterfly Pea Gin
.75OZ.Velvet Falernum
Splash Lime
Sparkling Wine

Shake, double strain, top with bubbles in tulip glass, add dehydrated lime for garnish.