Betula

from PDT

  • 1 oz. Birch-Infused Rittenhouse Bonded Rye Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Matusalem Gran Reserva Rum
  • .5 oz. Lemon Juice
  • .5 oz. Deep Mountain Grade B Maple Syrup

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a star anise pod.

This drink is like sipping birch beer, hence the name "betula," which is Latin for birch. —John Deragon, Fall 2007