The Mickey Rourke Recipe

The Mickey Rourke Recipe

[Photographs: Robyn Lee]

This original version of this cocktail appeared in Gourmet in 2009. It's tart, fresh, and super-easy to make—if you want to get fancy, consider salting the rim.

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  • Yield:makes one cocktail
  • Active time: 3 minutes
  • Total time:3 minutes


  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 1/2 ounces fresh blood orange juice
  • 1/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice


  1. 1.

    Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and stir well. Strain into ice-filled highball glass.