COCKTAILS WITH Cocoa Curaçao

Our 2019-2020 seasonal spirit is deliciously sippable on its own, but it also plays incredibly well with a wide range of flavors and ingredients, and in many styles of cocktails. Here are a few of our current favorites:

SIMPLE & ELEGANT


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Cocoa Alexander

1¼ oz Cocoa Curacao
¾ oz North Shore Doublewood Rum
1½ oz Heavy Cream
¼ oz Demerara Simple

Shake ingredients with ice; strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a sprinkle of fresh grated nutmeg or cinnamon, if desired.

Double Trouble

1¼ oz Cocoa Curaçao
1¼ oz North Shore Doublewood Rum
½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice

Shake ingredients with ice; strain into chilled coupe glass. Garnish with swath of fresh orange peel.

CLASSIC COCKTAILS


21st Century

1½ oz The Dearborn Gin
1½ oz Cocoa Curacao
½ oz Lillet Blanc
½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice

Shake with ice, strain into chilled coupe glass. Garnish with an orange swath.

This is an adaptation of the classic 20th Century Cocktail. 

 

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Corpse Reviver No. 6

1 oz The Dearborn Gin
1 oz Cocoa Curaçao
½ oz Orange Blossom Simple
1 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 dash Scrappy’s Orange Bitters
1 dash Scrappy’s Chocolate Bitters
1 dash Sirène Absinthe Verte

Shake with ice, strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cocktail cherry in the bottom of the glass.

This is an adaptation of the classic Corpse Reviver No. 2, one of our perennial favorite cocktails. 

SEASONAL & ADVANCED RECIPES


Maybe Baby

1 oz Cocoa Curaçao
1 oz North Shore Single Malt Whiskey
1 dash Angostura Bitters
1 dash Scrappy’s Orange Bitters

Stir ingredients with ice; strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a cocktail cherry on a stick and a swath of orange peel.

Cocoa Coffee

1¼ oz Cocoa Curaçao
1¼ oz Aquavit – Private Reserve
¼ oz Cold Brew Coffee
2 dashes Angostura Bitters

Stir well with ice, strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with a swath of orange peel.

Cocoa Cosmo

1 oz Cocoa Curaçao
1 oz North Shore Tahitian Vanilla Vodka
1 oz Cranberry Juice
½ oz Fresh Lime Juice
1 dash Scrappy’s Chocolate Bitters

Shake ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a swath of orange peel.