Makes 1 drink
¼ cup walnuts
1 cup water
1 chamomile tea bag
1 cup brown sugar
2 oz bourbon
½ oz walnut simple syrup
2 to 3 dashes of orange bitters
1. Preheat oven to 400°F. On a sheet tray, add walnuts. Toast for 15 minutes, until dark brown. Shake after 5 minutes. Remove from oven.
2. In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of water to a simmer. Add the chamomile tea bag and brew for 2 minutes. Add 1 cup brown sugar, toasted walnuts. Stir to dissolve sugar. Let sit for until cooled. Can be kept in the refrigator for 1 week.
3. In a small pitcher add bourbon, walnut simple syrup, and orange bitters. Stir. Pour over large ice cube. Garnish with a cherry and a lemon twist.