Playing up the banana flavour two ways: with Banana-infused Tequila and Tempus Fugit Crème de Banane liqueur, the Banana Hammock offers a tropics-inspired Margarita. Created at Coral Wig in Baltimore, the drink is brightened up with Yuzu Juice and MSG Solution
“During her break, Vanessa had a chance to catch up with one of her favourite guests, a woman who had bartended in New York in the late 80s. The woman was fascinated by the ingredients available and the drinks that Vanessa was able to create. “In my day,” the woman quipped, “if we did anything more complicated than a Vodka Soda, it was a big night”
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over ice.
Himalayan salt blend for rim & grated nutmeg
Banana-Infused Tequila – Add 2 not-too-ripe bananas and 1 banana peel to a liter of blanco tequila. Seal and store at room temperature for 4 days.
Himalayan Salt Blend – Blend equal parts by volume of chamomile flowers, bee pollen and pink Himalayan salt until coarse (but not too fine).