Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

[Photograph: Melody Fury]

This playful drink from Brandon Burkart of Haddingtons in Austin, Texas, is a bit like liquid cinnamon hearts with a long citrus finish...in the best way possible.

  • Yield:makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces Wild Turkey Rye
  • 1/2 ounce Aperol
  • 1/2 ounce Yellow Chartreuse
  • 2 barspoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 dashes Fee Bros Whiskey Barrel bitters
  • 1 dash Cholula hot sauce
  • Garnish: orange twist

Directions

  1. 1.

    Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add rye, Aperol, Yellow Chartreuse, orange juice, bitters, and hot sauce. Shake for 15 seconds, then strain into an ice-filled old fashioned glass.

  2. 2.

    Garnish with orange twist.