The Pledge

The Pledge

The Pledge

In this easy-drinking beer cocktail, the concentrated raisin flavor of the sherry, the honeyed quality of the Benedictine liqueur, and the oatmeal stout add up to something like "breakfast in a glass." A sprinkling of sweet, spicy nutmeg seems completely appropriate in this context.Anna Stockwell

In this easy-drinking beer cocktail, the concentrated raisin flavor of the sherry, the honeyed quality of the Benedictine liqueur, and the oatmeal stout add up to something like "breakfast in a glass," according to Boelte. (This would, in fact, make a great brunch drink.) A sprinkling of sweet, spicy nutmeg seems completely appropriate in this context.

Read the article on how Damon Boelte, bar director at Prime Meats, New York, uses nutmeg: Nutmeg Cocktails for the Holidays

The Pledge
In this easy-drinking beer cocktail, the concentrated raisin flavor of the sherry, the honeyed quality of the Benedictine liqueur, and the oatmeal stout add up to something like "breakfast in a glass," according to Damon Boelte.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Lustau East India sherry
  • 12 oz. Benedictine
  • Sixpoint oatmeal stout
  • Grated nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Stir sherry and Benedictine and pour into a pilsner glass. Top with stout and garnish with grated nutmeg.