1840 Soleil L'Orange
Source: Marvin Allen, Carousel Bar at the Hotel Monteleone, Tales of the Toddy 2012
In this take on the classic New Orleans Sazerac, Marvin Allen has created what he describes as a "sippy cocktail" for the holidays. The combination of chocolate bitters, Cognac and Curacao blend into a rich and soothing drink that's not too sweet, with a kiss of citrus.
1 1/2 oz Pierre Ferrand 1840 Original Formula Cognac
1/4 oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao
1/8 oz agave nectar
5-6 drops Fee Brothers Aztec Chocolate bitters
orange twist for garnish
- Rinse a rocks glass with the Curacao.
- Pour Cognac, agave syrup and chocolate bitters into a mixing cup; stir to chill.
- Strain into the Curacao-rinsed glass.
- Garnish with orange twist.