Old Fashioned Review #130 The Hawksmoor, W1 @HawksmoorLondon
WOWZER! It is indeed a treat when a gentlemen receives the unanticipated. Members of the society, please be upstanding and welcome with incredulous applause the fabulous ‘Full-Fat Old Fashioned’!
Created by barman Mr Adam McGurk at Hawksmoor Air Street, this homemade butter-infused bourbon, is splendiferously smooth. (It has a soft flavour a bit like America cream soda or perhaps popcorn). Painstakingly made over many long hours of cooking and freezing with large quantities of bourbon, clarified butter and a sous-vide machine, it’s not for the faint-hearted.
Not being in possession of a heart, the fully satisfied General reports he enjoyed, washing down his fine steak dinner with two of them and thereafter staggered from the comfortable Art Deco environs, down the marble staircase onto Regent Street to peruse the wallet-busting brogues retailed thereabouts.
The General would’ve liked it a little stronger, but awards the revelationary Hawksmoor Full-Fat Old Fashioned a 9/10.