The Fall Guy

Created by Brian Roberts of Chef and the Farmer, Kinston, NC
Ingredients
The Fall Guy

The Fall Guy

  • 1.5 oz Zaya aged rum
  • 0.5 oz Christian Brothers Brandy
  • 1.5 oz sweet potato puree
  • 0.5 oz fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 dashes black walnut bitters
  • 1 bar spoon Tia Maria
  • 1 tbs vanilla cordial cream
Directions
  1. Combine rum brandy sweet potato purée, orange juice and bitters in shaker. Shake sharply and strain into coupe glass.
  2. Sink Tia Maria to the bottom of the glass, and float cream on top.
  3. Add 2 dashes of angostura bitters and swirl with toothpick.
Sweet Potato Purée
Ingredients
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ⅛ cup turbinado sugar
  • Zest of 2 oranges
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbs vanilla extract
Directions
  1. Roast sweet potatoes and blend with maple syrup, sugar, orange zest, water and vanilla extract.
  2. In a saucepan bring ingredients to boil, then reduce to simmer. Let simmer 8 minutes.
  3. Let cool and strain through mesh strainer or chinois.
Vanilla Cordial Cream
Ingredients
  • 3-4 oz heavy cream
  • 2 dried vanilla bean pods
  • 1 oz frangelico
  • 1 oz amaretto
Directions
  1. Combine heavy cream, vanilla bean pods, frangelico and amaretto.
  2. Remove spring from hawthorn strainer and put in shaker.
  3. Dry shake ingredients with sprig so that it acts like a whisk. Cream will thicken and become frothy.
  4. Spoon cream on top of cocktail and serve.