100 Year Punch

from PDT

  • 1 oz. Elijah Craig 12-Year-Old Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Bek Se Ju "100-year Wine"
  • .25 oz. Ssal-Yut Rice Syrup
  • 2 dashes Fee Brothers Old Fashioned Bitters
  • 1 oz. Q Tonic Water

Zest the peel of half a tangerine into a mixing glass. Add everything else, then stir with ice and fine-strain into a chilled rocks glass filled with ice. Top with 1 oz. Q Tonic. Garnish with grated nutmeg.

In Korea, the herbs (ginseng and eleven other spices and roots) used to flavor Bek Se Ju, literally "100-year wine," are believed to help one live to be 100 years old. —Daniel Eun, Winter 2008