Pronounced: ( bye-j’yo )


Trader’s Treasure

Riches from the Far East
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Orange baijiu cocktail with terracotta warriors
Noah Fecks
  • 1.5oz Ming River (strong-aroma baijiu)
  • 1/2oz Batavian arrack
  • 1/2oz Cynar
  • 1/2oz Honey syrup (1:1)
  • 3/4oz Lime juice
  • 1/2oz Pineapple juice
  • 1
    Shake over ice.
  • 2
    Fine strain into a coupe.
  • 3
    Serve without garnish.

Trader’s Treasure is a complex, layered cocktail that hits the palate in waves. Loosely inspired by the travel’s of Marco Polo, and the later expeditions of the Dutch East India Company, this drink reminds us that flavors from faraway lands are well worth the trouble to obtain them.