Monica Berg's Top of The Hops
Monica Berg represented Norway at the World Class Bartender of the Year final, 2013.
- 45ml Ron Zacapa 23
- 50ml ‘Above and Beyond’ Hefeweizen (wheat beer can be used as an alternative)
- 2 barspoons cedar-wood syrup
- 1 dash sherry vinegar
- 1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters
Monica makes her homemade cedar-wood syrup by placing 500g of caster sugar in a bowl, adding 3 drops of cedarwood essential oil (food grade) and then stirring to combine. She then leaves the mixture to rest for 5 minutes before adding 250g hot water and stirring until the sugar is dissolved completely, before pouring into a bottle to cool before use.
Throw all the ingredients with ice. Top up with Hefeweizen (wheat beer). Pour into a sherry glass. Serve with a small beer glass of the same Hefeweizen.
Recipe courtesy of: Monica Berg, Aqua Vitae, Oslo. Monica Berg represented Norway at the World Class Bartender of the Year final, 2013.
Note: Contains 18 grams of alcohol per serve
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