The Wood Roaster team have come up with a completely new cocktail for people to make at home … one that combines some favourite ingredients – coffee and rum – and supports local Aussie businesses
The cocktail is a collaborative effort between Sydney locals, The Wood Roaster and BRIX, and uses 100% Aussie-made products (#supportlocal). The Wood Roaster approached the BRIX team to help them create something delicious. BRIX worked with the flavour profile of TWR’s unique coffee, and came up with the Wood & Brix cocktail.
Once the cocktail was designed, Jamie Fleming (ex-Masterchef Australia 2014 contestant and owner of Alba Bar & Delicatessen in Queensland) was asked to whip it up. Jamie spent four years judging world-class cocktails so they thought he’d be a great person to test the recipe.
This brand new cocktail has some amazing Australian-based products, so supports local Aussie businesses, whilst also tasting amazing!
Wood & Brix Cocktail Recipe
40ml Brix ‘Trail Mix Rum’ – available at www.brixdistillers.com
30ml The Wood Roaster Espresso (Go Nuts blend was used in original recipe) – available online at thewoodroaster.com
10ml NSW Red Gum Honey Syrup
10ml Autonomy Native Australian Amaro (Vic) – available at www.autonomydistillers.com.au
To garnish: pinch of aniseed myrtle/one dried leaf
1. Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into a rocks glass over a large cube of ice.
2. Garnish with aniseed myrtle.
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