1 oz Metaxa 5 year (Rose Buds, brandy, wine, legendary)
1/2 oz Porter’s Tonic (Cinchona, Lemon, Lime, Lemongrass)
2 oz Mineral Water (Water of life)
1 Grapefruit Slice infused with Green Cardamom
Add to glass, stir over ice and enjoy.
This cocktail showcases an ancient idea that has fallen out of favour in the “WEST”. The idea that brandy, wine, and healthy things like Cinchona, Cardamom, and lemongrass could not be drank as something to improve dietary health and performance. It was good enough for the first Olympians.