Alaska Cocktail

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What to do with that bottle of chartreuse we bought, silly question, drink it of course! Found this recipe online and had to give it a try. The juniper berry and pine flavors work really nicely in this one!

2 dashes orange bitters
1 1/2 is gin
3/4 oz chartreuse
Lemon twist
Ice

Combine in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake. Pour into a martini glass.

Serves 1

Elder Gin Cocktail

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St Germaine is my new favorite liquor! Wow!!! This one came from Chow. If you don’t have St Germaine, go get some – BevMo carries it.

INGREDIENTS
1 oz gin
2 1/2 oz St-Germain elderflower liqueur
Dash orange bitters

Shake with ice, garnish with orange twist!

Fox & Hound Cocktail

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This was Chow’s weekly Friday night cocktail this week – it sounded great, so I figured I’d give it a try. I used Pernod since I don’t have any absinthe on hand – it still tasted great!

INGREDIENTS
1 1/2 oz bourbon
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
1/4 oz absinthe
1 large egg white
Ice
3 dashes Orange Bitters

Place the bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup, absinthe, and egg white in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously to combine, about 10 shakes. Add enough ice to fill the shaker about halfway and shake vigorously until the egg white is frothy and the drink is thoroughly chilled.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top with the bitters.