Drinking

Midnight Rambler's Savory Hunter Turns Thai Flavors Into a Delightful Cocktail

You won't need to hunt for this drink. Your nose will lead you right to it.
You won't need to hunt for this drink. Your nose will lead you right to it. Courtesy of Midnight Rambler
Thai cuisine has its advantages — moderately healthy dishes that are ridiculously flavorful with a spicy infusion— but the biggest is its liberal use of the makrut leaf. Also known as the kaffir lime leaf, it's a fragrant and gives your nose a beautiful distraction.

Midnight Rambler, never one to back down from a unique ingredient, uses the makrut leaf and lemongrass to infuse gin for its Savory Hunter cocktail. With a slight spice from the Thai chili elements, it's really a Thai meal in a glass. But after three of these, you'll probably want a bowl of tom kha kai.

Savory Hunter: Lemongrass and makrut leaf gin, coconut, cilantro, lime and Thai chili
1530 Main St. (downtown)
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