COLORADO CHERRY COCKTAIL BITTERS
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.
Courtesy of Ms. Allison Anderson, Frasca Food and Wine
1 oz Cherry-soaked Leopold's Navy Strength Gin
1 oz Campari
1 oz Cocchi Rosť
2 squeezes Cocktailpunk Colorado Cherry Bitters
Stir ingredients and pour over large rocks in a heavily iced lowball. Express the oils of a lemon twist and discard or save to use as garnish on a cocktail pick with your preference of cherry.
Cherry Soaked Gin
1 Liter Campari
1 lb. Cherries (Colorado are best, or whatever is easily acquired, ripe and delicious) Leave the pits in!
**off season: 12-16 oz dried, bing or sweeter, cherries
Soak cherries in Gin in a glass or non-reactive container for at least 10 days if not double that. The longer the better. If a shorter infusion time is needed, smash the cherries gently to expose more of the meat...