October’s Local Cocktail: The Stoney-Baynard Ruins

New Yorker fondness for cocktails goes as far as concocting the Manhattan, Long Island iced tea or the Brooklyn, to name a few. Many Lowcountry residents love a great, locally named cocktail as well. With that in mind, the team of mixologists at Rollers Beer, Wine & Spirits have created a series of cocktails that celebrate local landmarks, events and founding fathers. This month’s featured libation is The Stoney-Baynard Ruins. It may be haunted (a visitor once wrote on TripAdvisor about being followed by floating, glowing orbs), but even if not, this historic little gem hidden in Sea Pines is worth a visit…and a toast or two.

By Terry Cermak

Photo by Lloyd Wainscott

Local Cocktail: The Stoney-Baynard Ruins

1 1/2 ounces Holy City Honey Ghost Whiskey
1 ounce Black Fang mead
1/2 ounce Maraschino liqueur
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

Add the whiskey and lemon juice into a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds and double strain into a chilled goblet.
[2] Add the mead, liqueur and gently stir to combine.
[3] Garnish with a sprig rosemary. Before serving, add a pea-size piece of dry ice if desired. USE CAUTION! Do not touch dry ice with bare skin and remove any remaining dry ice before drinking.

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