Mojo Cubano Bitters

Rumours Cocktail

Featured by Liquor.com and once served behind the bar at Root, a now-shuttered restaurant and bar in the Garden District of New Orleans, this cocktail is an herbaceous masterpiece.
The Rumours Cocktail
• 1 oz Sandeman 20-year tawny port
1 oz Macchu pisco
• 1 oz Freshly squeezed orange juice
1 dash Freshly squeezed lime juice
.25 oz egg white
4 dashes El Guapo® Love Potion #9 Bitters
1 dallop Luxardo maraschino cherry syrup
• Lemon twist & Luxardo maraschino cherry, for garnish if desired

In a clean, dry shaker, combine port, pisco, juices, Mojo Cubano bitters and egg white. Dry shake (no ice) first, before adding ice to shake until well-chilled. Strain into a coupe and top with Love Potion bitters and cherry syrup. Garnish with a twist of lemon and a Luxardo maraschino cherry.

L’Ouragan de ‘75

Created by Alfredo Garcia as an official entry into the 2018 Tales of the Cocktail cocktail competition, this fruit-forward take on the French 75 is the perfect summer sparkler.
• 1 oz Hendricks Gin
• 3/4 oz Home-made passion fruit/pomegranate syrup*
• 2 oz dry sparkling wine
• 1/2 oz Rhum Agricole Clement Creole Shrubb
In a shaker filled with ice, add gin and syrup. Shake well and strain into champagne flute. Spoon layer sparkling wine and spoon layer Rhum Agricole and Bitters. Serve immediately.
*syrup- 1/2 cup passion fruit purée, 1/2 cup unsweetened pomegranate juice, 1/2 cup sugar. Simmer until sugars dissolve (about 15 min). Strain and chill.

Orange Brandy Cocktail

Orange Brandy Cocktail 🍊
• 1.5 oz Copper & Kings brandy
• .5 oz Orange infused vida mezcal (To make at home, coarsely chop an orange 🍊 & allow pieces to steep in bottle for several hours before straining through a cheesecloth)
• 1 oz Madeira
• .5 oz Amaro Montenegro
• 3 healthy dashes El Guapo® Mojo Cubano Bitters
• Dehydrated blood orange 🍊, for garnish

Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice & stir until well chilled. Strain into a coupe over one large ice cube & garnish with dehydrated orange slice just before serving.

Broiled Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Broiled Lemon-Garlic Shrimp
Makes 8 servings
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1/3 c. Olive oil
Grated peel of one large lemon
• .25 c. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
• .25 c. Chopped cilantro or flat-leaf parsley
2 tbsp. El Guapo® Mojo Cubano Bitters
• 2 cloves garlic, crushed
• 1 tsp. Salt (or to taste)
• .5 tsp. Crystal or Tobasco hot sauce
• 2 lbs Deveined large shrimp with tails on, about 21/25 size
• 8 (10-inch) skewers (soaked 30 minutes if wooden)

In a non-metallic bowl, combine ingredients except shrimp and skewers; stir well. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on. Add to marinade and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate 1.5 hours.

Heat broiler. Line a large sheet tray with foil and top with a baking rack. Drain shrimp and thread on skewers; place skewers on rack. Broil 3 to 5 minutes or until cooked through. Serve with lemon slices, if desired.

A Streetcar Named Loyola

A Streetcar Named Loyola
• 1.5 oz Cathead Honeysuckle Vodka
• .5 oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
• .5 oz El Guapo® Ginger Syrup
• .25 oz St. Germain
• Ginger ale
• 8 Dashes El Guapo® Mojo Cubano Bitters

• Rosemary sprig, for garnish

In a shaker filled with ice, add vodka, lemon juice, ginger syrup and St. Germain. Shake vigorously, and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Top with ginger ale and 8 dashes of bitters. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.