The Speakeasy #069: Oakenshield—Reboots, Shield Hero, Ad Astra Per Aspera

Drink #069: Oakenshield
Reboots, Shield Hero, Ad Astra Per Asperais

Ongoing Investigations: The Rising of the Shield Hero vol. 1 by Aneko Yusagi, Aquarion EVOL vol. 3 by Shoji Kawamori and Aogiri, Yoroiden Samurai Troopers OVAs by Sunrise, Ad Astra Per Aspera ch. 1 by Kenjiro Hata.

Topics: “Depiction isn’t endorsement,” anime reboots.

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And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Oakenshield

  • 5 tablespoons mildly smoky Scotch
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 tsp. Cynar
  • 1 tablespoon Toschi Nocello
  • Pinch of kosher salt

Fill a large glass with ice cubes and add all ingredients. Stir with a bar spoon until outside of glass is very cold. Strain into a stemless wineglass or an Old Fashioned glass.