What to Drink This Weekend: Tanglefoot

What to Drink This Weekend: Tanglefoot

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“This is a savory cocktail that represents a form of Argentine cooking,” says creator Jess Lambert, Head Bartender at Boleo in Chicago. This tequila-based cocktail, the Tanglefoot, contains smoked tomato water, raspberry-basil syrup and lime juice. “The tomatoes are blanched, skinned, pulsed and strained through a cheese cloth to produce a beautiful tomato water that is then seasoned with smoked sea salt,” says Lambert. Basil is macerated in a bright, raspberry syrup and removed. “The tequila adds a soft, vegetal base.” It’s a good move when you need a break from the Irish whiskey this weekend.

Tanglefoot

By Head Bartender Jess Lambert at Boleo

  • 2 oz Herradura Reposado
  • 1 oz Smoked Tomato Water
  • 0.5 oz Raspberry-Basil Syrup
  • 0.5 oz Lime Juice

Shake, strain and serve on the rocks in a rocks glass. Garnish with a basil leaf and dehydrated citrus.

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We get it. Some nights you feel like the sweet taste of bourbon. Other nights you prefer the smoky intoxication of scotch. While we offer toothpicks in both those flavors, we also offer this 2-pack for the guy who likes to switch back and forth. Included is one container of Bourbon Toothpicks, made with 6-year-old Kentucky straight bourbon for notes of vanilla, spice, and oak, and a container of Single Malt Scotch Toothpicks, which are crafted with an Islay single malt for subtle peaty notes. Whether cleaning those chompers after a rack of ribs, or just relaxing with one to enjoy a hint of bourbon or scotch, having some on you at all times is highly recommended.

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