Gallery: Meat-Infused Spirits and More at CU29 in Austin

Breck Cowan torching bacon
Breck Cowan torching bacon

Cowan torches bacon strips and uses the drippings for the Hawaiian Rose cocktail.

Hawaiian Rose
Hawaiian Rose

Breck shakes the bacon drippings with rum and coconut infused Tuaca, topped with egg whites whipped in a copper bowl.

Cinnamon vanilla tequila
Cinnamon vanilla tequila

Breck infuses cinnamon and vanilla into Dulce Vida Tequila— he says this "takes off the bite." The tequila is shaken with muddled strawberry and a dash of ghost chili infused vodka.

CU29 Rubicon
CU29 Rubicon

Cowan starts off by flaming a sprig of rosemary in the glass for this drink. He then pours in a shaken mix of Plymouth Gin, Cherry Heering, and lemon.

Great Scott
Great Scott

Breck shakes Johnnie Walker Black, lime, Maine ginger beer, and egg white to make this whiskey sour-inspired cocktail.

Bubble gum vodka and bloody mary vodka
Bubble gum vodka and bloody mary vodka

Here are 2 of several creative infusions that they make in house.