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Runaway Mountain Train Cocktail


Runaway Mountain Train

By Warren Bobrow

This little gem usually takes a whiskey made from Millet (an alternative grain) but in this case I’m using Barrell Bourbon from Kentucky. (122 Proof) I also concocted a vinegar drink called a shrub. What is a shrub? It’s a beverage that was very popular before refrigeration that uses fruit, sugar and vinegar to make a syrup that lasts far longer than fruit alone. In the centuries before refrigeration, people were required to use pickling techniques to make fragile foods last. Fruit unfortunately lasts only so long without chilling. But with the magical mixture of sugar, vinegar and fruit comes a tangy relationship that is good for digestion too!


  • 4 oz. Blueberry-Raspberry Shrub
  • 3 oz. Bourbon Whiskey (Barrell Bourbon)
  • 1 teaspoon Maple syrup
  • 2 oz. Club Soda
  • pinch of sea salt
  • Chocolate Bitters


  1. To a Boston Shaker fill 3/4 with ice
  2. Add the Shrub, the Maple syrup and a pinch of sea salt along with the whiskey
  3. Cap and Shake!
  4. Pour into a utility glass with a couple cubes of ice
  5. dot the bitters over the top and serve!

When you’re on this runaway mountain train you won’t want to be coming back anytime soon!

By Warren_Bobrow

Warren is the cofounder and CEO of, the finest terpene forward, craft cannabis cocktail in the world. He's written Apothecary Cocktails-Restorative Drinks from Yesterday and Today, Bitters and Shrub Syrup Cocktails: Restorative Vintage Cocktails, Mocktails, and Elixirs , Whiskey Cocktails : Rediscovered Classics and Contemporary Craft Drinks Using the World's Most Popular Spirit, Cannabis Cocktails, Mocktails, and Tonics: The Art of Spirited Drinks and Buzz-Worthy Libations, and the Craft Cocktail Compendium (2017)
Warren Bobrow has been a pot scrubber, dishwasher, the owner of the first company to make fresh pasta in South Carolina , a television engineer in New York City, and he even worked at the famed club named Danceteria. He became a trained chef from the dish sink up; this unfortunately led to a mostly unsuccessful twenty year career in private banking.
Currently a cannabis, wine and travel aficionado, Warren is a former international rum judge and craft spirits national brand ambassador.
He works full time in the cannabis business as an alchemist/journalist/CEO. Instagram: warrenbobrow