The guys at Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co. have created a drink for the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival this month thats sure to become the toast of the town. The Brown Stetson dons a name that captures the Western heritage for which Fort Worth is recognized. It offers smooth TX Blended Whiskey and rich clover honey balanced with tart grapefruit juice for a libation thats perfectly sweet and tangy. Ask for it by name at the Grand Tasting on March 28. www.fortworthfoodandwinefestival.com
2 ounces TX Blended Whiskey
1/2 ounce clover honey
1/2 ounce warm water
1 ounce freshly pressed grapefruit
Thinly sliced grapefruit for garnish
1. Chill a 5 1/2-ounce general purpose glass.
2. Add whiskey, honey and water to the chilled glass and thoroughly stir, then add the grapefruit juice.
3. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and cover and seal the mixing glass with the shaker. Shake vigorously to mix, chill, dilute and aerate the cocktail until completely cold, about 20 seconds.
4. Strain cocktail into glass, and garnish with thinly sliced grapefruit.
Firestone & Robertson Distilling
Co., 901 W. Vickery Blvd., Fort Worth,