Warm, rich, sweet
The Fig & Date Old Fashioned, created by Apothecary East in partnership with the East London Liquor Co. is a rich and sweet winter warmer, perfect for cosying up next to the fireplace of the Shoreditch-based bar and restaurant, which is inspired by the Izakaya's of Tokyo.
Bar: Apothecary East, Shoreditch
Menu: London Cocktail Week Collaboration
Recipe: Apothecary East and East London Liquor Co.
50ml East London Liquor Co. Rye Whisky
15ml Housemade fig & date syrup
2 dashes black walnut bitters
2 dashes housemade fig bitters
1 dash Angostura Bitters
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir until diluted and chilled.
Serve in a rocks glass with a large ice cube & garnish with an expressed orange twist.
Fig & Date Syrup:
125g dried figs
250ml granulated sugar
Roughly chop the dates and figs.
Add to a pot with the sugar and the water, stir over medium-low heat to dissolve the sugar.
Allow to simmer on low heat for 20 minutes and leave to infuse and cool. Strain and bottle.
50g dried figs
150ml High-proof Neutral Spirit
Roughly chop dried figs, add to a sealed jar or glass container with the spirit. Allow to infuse for at least 48 hours.
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