Minch's Lure

Tommy Ho

Anvil Bar & Refuge - Houston

"My goal when creating this drink was to showcase scotch in a way that reminded people of how delicate the spirit can be," says mixologist Tommy Ho.


  • 1 ounce Tomatin 12-Year-Old Single Malt Highland Scotch, or any single malt Scotch
  • 3/4 ounce Lustau Los Arcos Dry Amontillado Sherry 
  • 3/4 ounce St. George Pear Brandy 
  • 1/2 bar spoon simple syrup
  • 12 drops almond extract
  • Pear slices for garnish


Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe. Garnish with the fresh pear slices.


1 cocktail