Cocktails

The Mac Black

Sweet and tart and bursting with flavour, this apple-based cocktail from the Nordics will whet your appetite for Scandi styling.

What do you need

Ingredients

  • 30 ml Apple Juice
  • 10 ml Calvados
  • 1 Egg White
  • 50 ml Jameson Black Barrel
  • 25 ml Lemon Juice
  • 1 Sprig Rosemary
  • 15 ml Vanilla Syrup
  • 1 Part Apple Juice
  • ⅓ Part Calvados
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1⅔ Parts Jameson Black Barrel
  • ⅚ Part Lemon Juice
  • 1 Sprig Rosemary
  • ½ Part Vanilla Syrup
Step-by-step

How to make

  1. Muddle the rosemary sprig in your cocktail shaker to release its oils.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the shaker and dry-shake with no ice.
  3. Add ice to the shaker and shake again.
  4. Strain the drink into a chilled coupe glass.
  5. Garnish with a fresh rosemary sprig.
  6. To make Vanilla syrup : Add 250g white sugar, 250ml water and a vanilla pod to a saucepan.
  7. Carefully slice the vanilla pod lengthways first to release the flavour. A teaspoon/5ml of vanilla extract will also work. Heat on a medium low heat until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and allow to sit for an hour. Strain out the vanilla pod, bottle and refrigerate.

About this Cocktail

Full-bodied and sweet, the Mac Black originates from Copenhagen created by the very capable hands of George Booth of Lo-Jo’s Social. A fantastic cocktail for those looking for something with a Nordic touch!