DRINK OF THE MOMENT: O Pato | Clay Restaurant, NYC
This gamey, herbaceous take on the Old Pal (a rye-whiskey based cocktail) features a duck fat washed rye which adds both spice and game to make this cocktail a perfect one to pair with dinner. If you're up for the challenge, get your fat wash on and try the recipe below!
1.25oz Duck fat washed rye
1.25oz Thyme infused dry vermouth
1.25oz Gran Classico
2 dashes orange bitters
2 dashes cherry bitters
Method: mix all ingredients in mixing glass, add ice, stir until chilled; strain into glass and garnish with thyme and orange twist.
Andrea Matteliano, Clay Restaurant, NYC