Cocktail of the Month: Lesson Learn’d

By Sean Glenn, Beverage Director of No. 308

The Papaw is a drink 308’s Ben Clemons first made years ago, and it’s become a modern classic at our bar. Ben recently handed over the beverage program to me, so as a tribute to him, I wanted to rework one of his drinks while keeping the ingredients and ideas intact. Enjoy Lesson Learn’d, my take on the now-classic The Pawpaw.

THE GOODS:

2 oz Four Roses Bourbon

1/2   oz Coca Cola and Peanut Syrup*

2 dashes Angostura bitters

DIRECTIONS:

Combine ingredients in a freshly iced rocks glass. Stir briefly. Garnish with two cherries.

*Coca Cola and Peanut Syrup

Lightly crush and toast 1 cup peanuts.

Add 4 cups sugar and 2 cups water.

Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Let sit overnight.

Strain off peanuts and add 2 cups of Mexican Coke.

 

Suggested Content

(Not So) Distant Shores

Julia Sullivan and her team at Henrietta Red have gained national recognition for their fantastic seafood-forward menu . . . in Tennessee?

On Island Time

New bar Pearl Diver aims to give us all a tropical yet thoughtful getaway on the East side