Swede’s Slushie [Cocktail Recipe]

Created by H. Joseph Ehrmann, proprietor of Elixir in San Francisco. “The currants, almonds, and nutmeg highlight the caramel and vanilla notes of the whiskey, but it’s all brightened by the lemon juice,” says Ehrmann.

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  • 4 oz. J.H. Cutter whisky (or other blend of American or Canadian whiskies)
  • 1 oz. Briottet Crème de Cassis
  • 1½ oz. lemon juice
  • 1 oz. orgeat syrup
  • Garnish: fresh nutmeg and dehydrated lemon wheel


Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into double Old Fashioned glasses. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg and lemon wheel.

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