Bizzy izzy cobbler
This is a cocktail from Matt Bax's very cool bar in Richmond, Der Raum. According to Bax: "It's a fresh fruit spin on the little-known 1920s hit; Izzy Einstein was the most famous and effective of the G-men or government agents during prohibition. He was known for his amazing variety of costumes and characters to fool unsuspecting speak-easy operators."
The Bizzy Izzy Cobbler, a bourbon cocktail. Photo: Rebecca Hallas
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45ml Makers Mark bourbon
2 pineapple wedges
2 slices of lemon
2 tsp of dark brown sugar
*Cut thin, long zests of lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit. Cover with Grand Marnier, cognac and sugar syrup, and seal in an airtight jar. Keep refrigerated. These will last for a week if sealed and can be used as a quick and tasty garnish for a variety of summer drinks.
Muddle and churn with crushed ice.
Garnish: 2 lemon slices, marinated citrus zests and 2 pineapple leaves