Bear Necessities

A Bear Necessities Cocktail

By John Gerber

1½ oz. Rye Whiskey

½ oz. Elderberry Shrub

1 oz. Honey Syrup (half honey / half water)

½ oz. Fresh Meyer Lemon Juice

2 dash Peychaud's Bitters

1 each Lemon Peel

Combine the first five ingredients in a shaker with ice.

Stir well 30 times.

Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass.

Twist the lemon peel over the surface of the cocktail and drop in as a garnish.