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Step-by-step instructions for making a Barrelhouse Flat bartender's sriracha cocktail 

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Mark Brinker demonstrates the spicy, rum-based Breakfast of Champions.
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Mark Brinker with his ingredients: coconut cream, Cynar, lime juice, honey and ginger syrups, El Dorado 5 Year, sriracha, whole egg, and cinnamon
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Start with half an ounce of fresh lime juice.
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Add a quarter ounce of sriracha.
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Then add half an ounce of honey syrup, made with a 3:1 ratio of honey to water.
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And a quarter ounce of ginger syrup, made with "equal parts ginger juice and sugar," Brinker specifies.
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A quarter ounce of the Italian artichoke liqueur Cynar "gives it some earthiness."
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Then add an ounce of unsweetened coconut cream.
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And two ounces of the El Dorado 5 Year, a demerara rum.
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Whole egg adds to the richness.
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Dry shake ingredients together, then add ice and shake again vigorously.
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Strain into a snifter.
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Garnish with freshly grated cinnamon.
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