SMOKED ORANGE COCKTAIL BITTERS

In Fumo

Courtesy of Ms. Allison Anderson, Frasca Food and Wine

1.5 oz Sombra Mezcal
1 oz Nonino Amaro
.5 oz dry curaçao
3 squeezes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters
Smoked orange peel (.5 inch thick)

Prepare ingredients in a mixing pitcher and stir. Pour over large ice cubes and finish with the smoked peel.

Suerte Sidecar

Courtesy of Mr. Michael Casalino, Comida

2oz Suerte Añejo
1oz Cointreau
1oz fresh lemon juice
3 squeeses Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters

Shake and serve with a large rock.

Royal Mayan

Courtesy of Mr. Bryan Dayton, Oak at Fourteenth

1.75 oz dark rum
.25 oz Nocino walnut liqueur
.5 oz Snap ginger liqueur
.5 oz Zirbenz pine liqueur
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters

Stir over ice. Serve over rocks with an orange peel.

Blood Orange Coin Margarita

Courtesy of Mr. Michael Casalino, Comida

1 oz blood orange juice
1.5 oz Suerte Blanco Tequila
1 oz Cointreau
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters

Moisten part of the rim of a rocks glass and dip in sugar, chill. Shake and serve in the glass with a floating orange wheel garnish.

The Valentine's Day special cocktail at Comida. Ooh la la.

Casual Encounter

Courtesy of Ms. Angela Battillo, Basta

1.5 oz Espolon Blanco Tequila
.5 oz Aperol
.5 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
.25 oz Monkey Shoulder Scotch
Bar Spoon Leopold Brothers Blackberry Liqueur
1 squeeze Cocktail Punk Smoked Orange Bitters

Shake all ingredients, like a Polaroid picture. Serve in double rocks glass over rocks, garnish with a lemon twist coiled around a cherry on a wooden garnish stick. Black lava sea salt on top of the cherry.

Here I Am Arrack You Like a Hurricane

Courtesy of Mr. Griffin Farro, Bramble & Hare

1 oz Batavia Arrack,
.5 grapefruit juice
.25 lime juice
.75 amaretto
.5 Smith and Cross Rum
1 squeeze Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters
Port

Shake, server over crushed ice with a port float.

Double Diamond Proper

Courtesy of Mr. Anthony Giovanni, Downslope Distilling

2 oz Downslope Double Diamond Whiskey
.25 oz simple syrup
3 squeezes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters

Stir and serve over rocks.

Celtic Guey

Courtesy of Ms. Lucinda Sterling, Middle Branch

3/4 oz Cutty Sark Prohibition Edition Whisky
3/4 oz Espolon Tequila Reposado
1 oz St. George Spiced Pear Liqueur
1/2 oz fresh lemon
1/2 oz fresh orange juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
2 dashes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange bitters

Combine ingredients into a tall Collins glass filled with crushed ice. Use a swizzle stick to blend from the bottom up. Add additional fresh crushed ice on top of the blended drink, pack down tightly and garnish with mint spring, brandied cherry and a straw.

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

The Perfect Negroni

Courtesy of Mr. Jason Hein, The Kitchen

1 oz Leopold's Gin
1 oz Campari
.5 oz Carpano Antica vermouth
.5 oz Del Professore sweet vermouth
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters
orange swath

Stir, serve over rocks with orange swath garnish.

The 250 Year Monopoly

Courtesy of Mr. McLain Hedges, The RiNo Yacht Club

1 oz Ransom Old Tom Gin
.5 St. George Terroir Gin
1 oz Imbue Petal & Thorn Vermouth
.5 Carpano Antica Vermouth
.25 Braulio
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters

Stir and serve up in a chilled cocktail glass.

On the inaugural cocktail menu at The RiNo Yacht Club.

Smoke & Mirrors

Courtesy of Mr. Chance Humphery, Hooked

1.5 oz Vida de San Luis Del Rio Mezcal
.5 Lillet Blanc
.5 oz Lime Juice
.5 oz Serrano agave nectar
Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters
Flamed lime garnish

Shake and serve up in a chilled coupe with a flamed lime garnish.

Smoked Gold Old Fashioned

Courtesy of Ms. Kristen Fehrenbach, Popolo

2 oz Old Overholt Rye
.5 oz Canton Ginger Liquor
1 Squeeze Cocktail Punk Smoked Orange Bitters
Orange Peel

Gently press a wide piece of orange peel with the bitters and the Canton. Add 2 oz of Rye and ice and stir gently until the glass is nice and cold.

One-Trick Pony

Courtesy of Ms. Hannah Morris, Tender Bar + Kitchen

2 oz Corralejo reposado tequila
1/4 oz Aperol
1/4 oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curacao
1/2 oz maple syrup
3/4 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
3 squeezes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange bitters

Shake and double-strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Hannah says "it's basically a fancy mid-winter margarita." Enjoy!

The BARley Barrel Aged Manhattan

Courtesy of Ms. Megan Stromberg, The BARley

2 oz Feisty Rye
1 oz Carpano Antica Vermouth
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Smoked Orange Bitters
orange peel

Stir and serve over a big cube in a rocks glass.

They barrel-age this cocktail at The BARley, but it's delicious made the usual way.