The Claudette

Winter 2014

“This is a great winter cocktail with earthy, dark fruit sweetness that complements the robust, full body of the cognac.” — Damien Lynch, bartender, the Bookstore Bar, Seattle

1 orange wedge
3 dashes barrel-aged aromatic bitters
1-1/2 ounces cognac
3/4 ounce byrrh, a fortified red wine

1/4 ounce Yellow Chartreuse
1/4 ounce aquavit

lemon twist

Muddle orange wedge with the bitters in a glass. Combine all ingredients except lemon twist in a shaker, shake and strain up into a martini glass. Garnish with the lemon twist.

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