Broken Shaker is now open permanently after a wildly popular run as a pop-up bar at the Indian Creek Hotel (now Freehand Miami). As ever, the cocktail list by bartenders Elad Zvi and Gabriel Orta is based on fresh and seasonal ingredients. One of their fall creations, the Cider Smash, is a murky, spicy, aromatic cocktail--like a refreshing cold Toddy. For more 2012 Best Cocktail recipes, click here.
Recipe adapted from The Broken Shaker, Miami, FL
Yield: 1 drink
1½ ounces Atlantico dark rum
¼ ounce Fernet-Branca
1 ounce fresh apple cider
¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
½ ounce agave syrup
2 rosemary stalks, plus 1 more for garnish
Lemon wheel, for garnish
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the rum, Fernet-Branca, apple cider, lemon juice, agave syrup and 2 rosemary stalks. Shake well and strain into an Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with the remaining rosemary stalk and the lemon wheel. Serve.