Chef Rick Shell makes a lobster broth using lobster bodies, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, corn cobs, herbs, water, bay leaves, and tomato paste all boiled and simmered for an hour, then strained. You can also use any kind of seafood broth.
Erin Mahoney makes homemade beet-infused vodka and black pepper simple syrup for this cocktail, which gives it a unique flavor. Extra simple syrup can be storied in an airtight container at room temperature.
Restaurant Week Portsmouth Spring 2019's cocktail challenge grand prize winner was Jake Mehrmann of The Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH. The winning drink is titled The "Handsome Devil" featuring Barr Hill Gin.