Best Boozy Breakfast Accessory

Langdon Wood Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup
Whiskey is not typically part of a balanced breakfast. Woodworker-turned-maple maven Art Drauglis wants to change that notion. For a boozy new addition to your morning routine, he ages grade-A Pennsylvania maple syrup for two months inside whiskey barrels from Virginia<0x2019>s Catoctin Creek Distilling Company. (He has also used whiskey barrels from Bainbridge Organic Distillers in Washington state.) When he taps the casks, the liquid gold inside has taken on a malty undertone with a slight hint of oak smoke<0x2014>a perfect complement to your waffles. If you feel bad about starting your day with a drink, just remember that it's five o'clock somewhere.
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