By Adam Pitts
Tazza Kitchen / Midlothian, Virginia
Buddha Hand Infusion
- 1 750 ml bottle Belle Isle Premium Moonshine
- 1 Buddha Hand (if not in season, try lemon)
Zest 3 tbs of Buddha Hand rind (or zest 3 lemons). Add to mason jar with Belle Isle Moonshine, infuse for 7 days. Shake every day. Strain.
Cocktail: Buddha Bramble
- 2oz Buddha Hand Infusion
- 1/2oz Simple Syrup
- 1/2oz blackberry flavored liqueur (I used Crème de Mûre Massenez)
- Crushed ice
Dry shake to emulsify. Add crushed ice. Add flavored liqueur and swizzle. Garnish with blackberry.
Photography by Alexander Kreher.