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Smoked Pecan Old Fashioned

Happy Thanksgiving, y’all! This cocktail is perfect as a digestif with friends after a huge meal. Easy to make at home but incredibly impressive, don’t forget to properly stock your bar ahead of the holidays!

• 2 oz Woodford Reserve
• .25 oz El Guapo® Creole Orgeat Syrup
• 2 dashes El Guapo® Chicory Pecan Bitters
• 2 dashes El Guapo® Spiced Cocoa Tea Bitters
• Applewood chips, blowtorch & cloche, for smoking

In a mixing glass filled with ice, combine bitters, syrup and bourbon. Stir until well chilled, and strain into a rocks glass over one large rock. Place on a flat board, and torch applewood chips until embers are lit. Cover with cloche for one minute, removing just prior to serving to release aromas and smoke.

Tricentennial Old Fashioned

A twist on our El Guapo Old Fashioned, The Tricentennial Old Fashioned uses our Tricentennial bitters to lend a subtle, slightly smoky profile to this classic libation.
Tricentennial Old Fashioned
• .25 oz El Guapo® Creole Orgeat
• .25 oz Amaro Meletti
• 2 generous dashes El Guapo® Tricentennial Bitters
• 2 oz Jim Beam
• Large ice cube
• Orange twist and rosemary sprig for garnish.
In a mixing glass filled with ice, combine Jim Beam, amaro, orgeat and bitters. Stir until well chilled and strain into a lowball or coupe over a large ice cube, and garnish with an orange twist and rosemary sprig. Enjoy!

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.