Episode 4: Ezra Feinberg, London's Burning, Coffelympics
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Drink Recipe: “The Blue Blazer”
- Created in the 1800’s
- Rare drink - few people in the world actually make it
- Requires high-proof Scotch and “Demerera,” a raw sugar from French Guyana
Recipe, as recounted by Reza Esmaili of Conduit restaurant in San Francisco:
In a silver-plated or pewter cup with a handle, add:
- 4 oz. cask-strength single-malt Scotch
In another silver-plated or pewter cup with a handle, add:
- 4oz. scalding hot water
- 2 tsp. Demerera or brown sugar
Ignite Scotch in cup #1.
Pour into cup #2.
Continue pouring flaming liquid back and forth between cups, gradually increasing distance between cups to create ever-larger arc of fire.
Continue as desired.
Pour into porcelain cup.
Add twist of lemon, serve scalding hot.