Family Roots

Created by Mark Weddle, Traveled Farmer, Greensboro NC
Ingredients
Family Roots

Family Roots

  • 1.25 oz Sutler’s Gin
  • 0.75 oz yellow chartreuse
  • 0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz Purple Sweet Potato Shrub
  • 1 egg white
Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients with ice and shake vigorously.
  2. Strain into an empty vessel and dry shake for 30 seconds.
  3. Pour into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with purple sweet potato batons and a sprinkle of cracked black pepper.
Purple sweet potato shrub
Ingredients
  • 3-4 peeled and sliced purple sweet potatoes
  • 2 sliced lemons
  • 3 tbs ground black pepper
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
Directions
  1. Place sweet potatoes, lemon and black pepper in a large bowl and toss gently. Cover with sugar and wrap in cellophane. Allow to rest in a cooler or refrigerator for 2-3 days.
  2. After resting, strain off the liquid and mix with an equal ratio of rice wine vinegar. Pour into a container, cover, label and date. Store in a cooler or refrigerator, shelf life is 30 days.