Curiocity: Mike’s Mix — Wake-Up Call

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout January, he’s putting some pep in his morning step with breakfast cocktail recipes from The Freehouse, the brand new brewpub in the North Loop of Minneapolis. This week’s selection features bacon, which who’s going to argue against bacon for brunch?

1½ oz. Crown Royal Maple
½ oz. Jagermeister
2 dashes Angustura Bitters
1 oz. Orange Juice
1 slice Orange
Garnish: Skewered candied Bacon*

*To make candied bacon: cook bacon as you normally would, but cover with brown sugar for the final few moments of cooking.

Muddle the orange slice in the bottom of a mixing glass.
Add the fresh-squeezed orange juice and bitters, and fill the mixing glass with ice.
Pour in the Crown Royal and Jagermeister.
Shake well until mixed.
Garnish with candied bacon.

Taste Test
Jagermeister? Yes, Jagermeister – it’s not…

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