Recipe: Deep Purple from PDT
Last week, Jim Meehan debuted six new port cocktails on the menu at his East Village speakeasy, PDT. This autumnal beauty -- made with Concord grapes and shiso -- is named for the rock band. And yeah, you might find yourself humming "Smoke on the Water" when you take a sip.
Here's the recipe:
The drink: Deep Purple
The bar: PDT
The bartender: Jim Meehan
The ingredients: 1.75 oz. Tesseron Lot 76 XO Cognac, 1 oz. Noval Black Port, .75 oz. Lillet Rouge, 6 concord grapes, 1 shiso leaf
1) Muddle the concord grapes and shiso 2) Add the rest of the ingredients and ice 3) Shake and fine strain into a chilled rocks glass filled with pebble ice 4) Garnish with a shiso leaf
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