Aru Glad, Bro?

Laura Wagner, The W, Lee’s Summit, MO

“I love the smokiness of the vodka mixed with the vegetal arugula and rounded fruit of the Baijiu.”

3 arugula leaves

1 lemon peel

Pinch salt

2 dashes Dale DeGroff’s Pimento Aromatic Bitters

1 oz (30 ml) Chase English Oak Smoked Vodka

.5 oz (15 ml) HKB Hong Kong Baijiu

.25 oz (7.5 ml) Ancho Reyes Ancho Chile Liqueur

.25 oz (7.5 ml) fresh lemon juice

1 arugula leaf, as garnish

Muddle the arugula, lemon peel, salt, and bitters in a mixing glass. Add the remaining ingredients. Stir over ice, and double-strain into a chilled coupe. Add the garnish.

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