The Olympic Cocktail

The Olympic CocktailAs the Olympic Winter Games play on, let’s celebrate the occasion with a specialty from 1922. The Olympic Cocktail originated in London and is straightforward, citrusy, and refreshing.

It’s a variation of the well-known Sidecar, switching orange for the Sidecar’s lemony flavor. A couple dashes of orange bitters lend an interesting depth of flavor.

The Olympic Cocktail
Yields one cocktail

2 oz. VSOP Cognac
1 oz. fresh orange juice
3⁄4 oz. Cointreau
2 dashes Fee Bros. orange bitters

Combine all the ingredients along with ice in a shaker, Shake to chill and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

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