Articles Tagged: orange bitters

Bitter Truth

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How a cure-all became a cocktail component
By Carly Wray

This article originally appeared in TheSpir.it

It’s 1820. A German doctor sets out for Venezuela to join Simon Bolivar’s fight against Spain. It’s not long before he’s Surgeon General, manning a military hospital and overseeing the casualties, not just of war, but of tropical diseases. Chills, sea sickness. Ravaging disorders. And it’s not much longer before he conjures a cure: Angostura bitters.

In the end, … Read more

Sorrento in Red

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As served at Pulino’s Bar & Pizzeria in New York City, New York. Courtesy of Campari.… Read more

Old Ironsides

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Sailor Jerry Rum shared some great drinks with the crowd at Tales of the Cocktail. Here’s one that isn’t for wimps!… Read more

Highland Fling

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Caribbean Champagne

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Pome ‘n Tonic

post iconPome ‘n Tonic Continuing my fascination with Pama pomegranate liqueur, I decided to mix it up with some nice gin. …Read More

Vancouver Cocktail

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The 2010 Winter Olympics are wrapping up in Vancouver this weekend and this week’s drink celebrates the games well. The fair amount of Canadian whisky should help insulate you from the cold. Canadian whisky and maple syrup, this may work on pancakes as well. Let us know!… Read more

Satan’s Whiskers

Mixology Monday time again. We are hosted this month by Vidiot at Cocktailians who choose Vermouth as our theme. This includes sweet (Italian) or dry (French) vermouth, quinquina, aperitif wines, or any fortified, aromatized wine such as Lillet or Dubonnet.

With Halloween upon us I figured I could scare up something. I decided to go with this classic 1920s cocktail “Satan’s Whiskers” a gin cocktail sporting both dry and sweet vermouth, orange juice, Grand Marnier … Read more

The Green Crush

Our friend Hal at A Muddled Thought was playing around with some Absinthe to come up with a Autumn Cocktail. He came up with this concoction of Lucid Absinthe, Cruzan Rum, a touch of Vanilla, a dash of Orange bitters and Orange Soda, it is sure to be come an instant classic.

The Green Crush

1 oz Lucid Absinthe
1 ¼ oz Cruzan Rum
¾ Vanilla Syrup
½ oz Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
2 Dashes … Read more

Yuletide Punch

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Created by Bartender Hall of Fame Inductee Francesco LaFranconi, this holiday punch is a unique combination of Polish Vodka, green tea, and apple juice. This is not your dad’s holiday punch. Courtesy of Sobieski Vodka.… Read more

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