COCKTAILS: Rye Up Cocktail

Updated: Dec 5, 2019

There’s no reason you can’t combine your morning and nighttime drinks, and that’s what this cocktail is all about. Rye whiskey is a nice complement to the earthy, roasty flavors of espresso. —INGRAIN, Fall/Winter 2019


RECIPE / Ken Hunnemeder


Makes 1 cocktail


2 ounces Rittenhouse Rye

1½ ounces espresso (brewed)

¼ ounce simple syrup

4 dashes orange bitters

¼ cup heavy cream

Orange peel


COMBINE

2 ounces Rittenhouse Rye + 1½ ounces espresso (brewed) + ¼ ounce simple syrup in a cocktail shaker.


FILL

Shaker with ice and shake vigorously for several seconds. Strain mixture into a coupe or other small cocktail glass.


COMBINE

4 dashes orange bitters + ¼ cup heavy cream in a milk frother (or use an immersion blender) and mix until foamy. Spoon foamed cream on top of cocktail, garnish with an orange peel, and serve.


Grocery List: Rye Up Cocktail