Hello, Is it Me You’re Looking For?

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Fresh and slightly herbaceous, this cocktail will have you saying “hello” to 5 o’clock. To extract the aromatic orange oil in the garnish, gently bend the peel in front of a lit match.

Bitters are herbal based tinctures that add a subtle unique flavor to many cocktails.  They can usually be found by the cocktail mixers in supermarkets.  Our favorite kosher Orange Bitters is by Stirring

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen or fresh blackberries, thawed if frozen
  • ¼ cup simple syrup
  • 2 large sprigs rosemary
  • Medium orange, sliced
  • 2 ounces top shelf vodka
  • 1 ounce club soda
  • Dash of orange bitters
  • Garnish: burnt orange peel and rosemary sprig

Preparation

1. Pulse the blackberries and ¼ cup simple syrup in a blender. Pass the mixture through a chinois or fine mesh strainer.

2. Strip the leaves off a sprig of rosemary and muddle with 2 orange slices in a cocktail shaker. Add ice. 

3. Add ⅓ cup of blackberry syrup and vodka to the cocktail shaker. Shake, pour into a Collins glass with ice. Top off with club soda and add a dash of orange bitters. Garnish with burnt orange peel strip and rosemary sprig.