Drinks

El General

This smooth cocktail features true Argentinian flavours, and has a woody and fruity finish, with light sour and citric notes. Created by Agustin Garcia of Bruto Playa Grande. Enjoy a smooth, woody taste with notes of citrus.

  • 2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • 60 ml Jameson Black Barrel
  • 250 ml Red Wine (preferably Argentinian)
  • 250g Sugar
  • Ice Cubes
  • To Make Red Wine Reduction: Add 250g white sugar and 250ml Argentinian red wine to a saucepan and bring to a boil, Reduce to a very low heat immediately and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, allow to cool, bottle and refrigerate.
  • Add 60 ml of Jameson Black Barrel, 10ml of red wine reduction, 2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters to a rocks glass filled with ice and stir until chilled.
  • Express the oils from the orange zest and then use to garnish the cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters
  • 60 ml Jameson Black Barrel
  • 250 ml Red Wine (preferably Argentinian)
  • 250g Sugar
  • Ice Cubes

How To Make

  • To Make Red Wine Reduction: Add 250g white sugar and 250ml Argentinian red wine to a saucepan and bring to a boil, Reduce to a very low heat immediately and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, allow to cool, bottle and refrigerate.
  • Add 60 ml of Jameson Black Barrel, 10ml of red wine reduction, 2 Dashes Aromatic Bitters to a rocks glass filled with ice and stir until chilled.
  • Express the oils from the orange zest and then use to garnish the cocktail.

*For anyone travelling to Mar del Plata, make sure to visit Agustin at Bruto Playa Grande where you can enjoy delicious food and drink, with a beautiful ocean view, only metres from the Argentina's best beaches.