Minnow Baltimore, MD
What the mint julep is to the Kentucky Derby, the Black-eyed Susan is to the Preakness. But Baltimore’s preferred pony-racing drink is more open to interpretation: At Minnow, owner Jake Lefenfeld banishes bottom-shelf peach schnapps in favor of a house-made pineapple shrub.
1/4 cup pineapple shrub (drinking vinegar)
2 tablespoons (1 oz.) rye whiskey
2 tablespoons (1 oz.) white rum
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
2 dashes of orange bitters
1 dash of mole bitters
Dehydrated lemon wheel
How to Make It
Place all ingredients (except lemon wheel) in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; cover with lid, and shake vigorously until chilled, about 30 seconds. Double strain into a tall Collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with a dehydrated lemon wheel.