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Cocktailpunk Manhattan

Created or adapted by Cocktailpunk

2 oz rye, Rittenhouse or other 100 proof rye preferred
1 oz sweet vermouth, Carpano Antica preferred
1 squeeze Cocktailpunk Cherry Bitters in the mix, 1 squeeze as garnish
lemon twist

Combine rye, vermouth, and one squeeze of bitters in a mixing glass. Add ice, stir, and serve up in a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lemon twist and float another squeeze of bitters.

This variation explicitly omits a marasca cherry in order to showcase the Cherry Bitters. Cocktailpunk was invented for this drink.

Across the Atlantic

Courtesy of Mr. Bryan Dayton, Oak at Fourteenth

1.5 oz Bulleit Rye
.75 oz Lillet Rouge
.75 oz Bénédictine
.25 oz honey syrup (make by combining equal parts honey and warm water)
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Aromatic Bitters
orange twist

Stir and serve over a large ice cube in a rocks glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

The Best is Yet to Come

Courtesy of Ms. Allison Anderson, Frasca Food and Wine

.75 oz Campari
.75 oz Republic Silver Tequila
.5 oz Yellow chartreuse
.5 oz Amaro Ciociaro
1 squeeze Cocktailpunk Orange Bitters

Shake and pour over large rocks in chilled old fashioned glass.

Jalisco Crossing

Courtesy of Ms. Lucinda Sterling, Middle Branch

2 oz Reposado Tequila
.75 oz lemon juice
.5 oz medium amber maple syrup
2 drops Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters

Shake and serve up

Bourbon Perfect Manhattan

Created or adapted by Cocktailpunk

2 oz best bourbon
0.5 oz Torino vermouth, Cocchi preferred
0.5 oz bianco vermouth, Del Professore preferred
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Colorado Cherry bitters

Stir, strain, and serve in a chilled coupe.


Robert Hess

1 oz Aquavit
1 oz dry sherry
1 oz Cynar
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Palisade Peach Bitters
lemon twist

Stir and serve up in a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lemon twist.

An astonishingly successful cocktail in the classic Negroni proportions. This neglected classic is simply transformed by Palisade Peach Bitters.

Cheap Detective

Courtesy of Mr. Michel Dozois, Ray's and Stark Bar

2 oz St. Germain
1 oz Cynar
.75 Campari
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Morning Grapefruit Bitters
Grapefruit twist

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a grapefruit twist

The original garnish is a grapefruit wedge; the Cocktailpunk remix is to add Morning Grapefruit instead, and simplify the garnish.

The Hillside

Courtesy of Mr. Chance Humphery, Hooked

2 oz Bulleit Bourbon
.75 oz sage black pepper simple syrup
.5 oz lemon juice
Cocktailpunk Alpino Bitters
Splash ginger ale
Cracked black pepper garnish

Shake first 4 ingredients and serve over rocks, top with ginger ale and garnish with a little black pepper.

Kentucky Corpse Reviver

Created or adapted by Cocktailpunk

.75 Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
.75 Cocchi Americano
.75 Ferrand Dry Curaçao
.75 lemon juice
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Pastiche Bitters

Shake and serve up in a chilled coupe.

A riff on the classic #2, substituting bourbon for gin; very rewarding!

Maiden of Stone

Courtesy of Mr. Glenn Pollak, Bougie Syrups

1.5 oz Peach Street Tub Gin
.5 oz Peach Street Aged Apricot Brandy
.5 oz Bougie Orgeat Syrup
.5 oz fresh lemon juice
3 muddled Rainier Cherries
1 squeeze Cocktail Punk Colorado Lavender bitters

Muddle cherries in a mixing tin. Add remaining ingredients and ice. Shake vigorously. Double strain into a coupe. Garnish with a lemon twist wrapped around a cherry.