Persimmon Bourbon Old Fashioned with Olive Oil Sugar Rim
- 1. In a small saucepan, combine the persimmons, honey, 1 tbs of olive oil and thecinnamonstick. Cover with water and simmer over medium heat for10-12 minutes. Remove from the heat. Remove the cinnamonstick and puree the mix with a fork.Set aside to reach room temperature.
- 2. Prepare the glasses: Pour theremaining olive oilin a bowl and the sugar in another, making sure the bowls are wider than the rim of the glass you're using. Dip the entire rim of the glass into the olive oiland then dipthe glass upside-down into thesugar, twisting around until the rim isevenly coated. Set aside.
- 3. In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, lemon juice, clementine juice, orange bitters, and2-4 tablespoons of the persimmon paste. Shake to combine.
- 4. Strain into the prepared glass and top with sparklingwater.