The Hooker Cocktail isn`t named after “that kind of Hooker”, but after blues guitar legend John Lee Hooker. As you might imagine, the cocktail contains some Bourbon, some Scotch and some beer. Octoberfest is just over and this is the perfect cocktail to enjoy fermented, brewed and distilled grains of all kinds. Crank some blues and celebrate!

Hooker Cocktail

Ingredients:
15 ml (1/2 oz) Egg White
30 ml (1 oz) Bourbon Whiskey
15 ml (1/2 oz) Averna Amaro
8 ml (1/4 oz) peaty Scotch Whisky
25 ml (3/4 oz) fresh Orange Juice
8 ml (1/4 oz) Sugar Syrup
3 dashes The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters
Malty Belgian beer on top

Instructions:
Dry shake without ice and th beer. (Tip: remove the spring from a Hawthorne strainer and add it to your mixing tin before you dry shake. This will help to emulsify the ingredients and create a lot of body.) Then remove the spring and add ice, shake again to chill and dilute. Strain into cocktail glass. Top up wuíth the beer and stir gently.