Auld Draper Recipe

Auld Draper Recipe

Photograph: Elana Lepkowski

Byrrh, a mild apéritif based on red wine and flavored lightly with quinine, gives a rich and spicy kick to this easy-to-make gin cocktail.

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


  • 2 ounces dry gin, such as Caorunn Scottish Gin
  • 3/4 ounce Byrrh
  • 3 dashes orange bitters
  • Garnish: Flamed orange peel


  1. 1.

    Add gin, Byrrh, and bitters to a mixing glass. Fill 2/3 full with ice. Stir until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with flamed orange peel.