Sang Som Cappuccino

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Lickerland: Asian-Accented Desserts

Lickerland

By Jason Licker

Published 2016

  • About

Sang Som is a Thai brown spirit found in every mom ‘n’ pop shop across the country and a particular favorite of the hipster backpacker demographic. The Thais call it whiskey but it’s actually closer to rum both in taste and structure, with a sweet molasses-like flavor (from 3-5 years of aging in charred oak barrels) and a distinctive silky texture similar to rhum agricole, a French-Caribbean cane juice rum. I stack milk ice cream,