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Jewelry District Cocktail

Here’s one of the winning cocktails from the Los Angeles Downtown Sub-District Cocktail Competition of 2009 (details and rules here), judged by Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh.

Jewelry District Cocktail
(by Rhachel Shaw, Malo Taqueria)

3/4 ounce Bourbon (Bulleit)
3/4 ounce Applejack
1/2 ounce Sweet Vermouth (preferably Vya)
1/2 ounce Honey Liqueur (Barenjäger)
2 Dashes Orange Bitters
2 Dashes Whiskey Barrel Aged Bitters (Fee Bros.)

Stir & strain.
Flamed Orange Peel – Cocktail Glass

 

South Park Cocktail

Here’s one of the winning cocktails from the Los Angeles Downtown Sub-District Cocktail Competition of 2009 (details and rules here), judged by Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh.

South Park Cocktail
(by Mark Blackhart, Drago Centro)

1-3/4 ounces Bourbon
3/4 ounce Dry Vermouth
1/4 ounce Coffee Liqueur
Dash Orange Bitters
Dash Peychaud’s Bitters

Stir & strain.
Lemon Peel – Cocktail Glass

 

Gallery Row Cocktail

Here’s one of the winning cocktails from the Los Angeles Downtown Sub-District Cocktail Competition of 2009 (details and rules here), judged by Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh.

Gallery Row Cocktail
(by Juan Sevilla, The Edison)

2 ounces Genevieve Genever
1/2 ounce Sweet Vermouth (Noilly Prat)
1/2 ounce Bénédictine
Dash of Orange Bitters (preferably a 50/50 blend of Fee Bros. Orange Bitters & Regan’s No. 6)

Stir & strain.
Orange Peel – Cocktail Glass

 

Central City West Cocktail

Here’s one of the winning cocktails from the Los Angeles Downtown Sub-District Cocktail Competition of 2009 (details and rules here), judged by Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh.

Central City West Cocktail
(by Andrew Smith, The Edison)

2 ounces New Western-style Gin
1/2 ounce Aperol
1/2 ounce Cointreau
2 Dashes Orange Bitters (preferably a 50/50 blend of Fee Bros. Orange Bitters & Regan’s No. 6)

Stir & strain.
Lemon Peel – Cocktail Glass

Chinatown Cocktail

Here’s one of the winning cocktails from the Los Angeles Downtown Sub-District Cocktail Competition of 2009 (details and rules here), judged by Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh.

Chinatown Cocktail
(by Jinjur Van Vogelpoel, The Edison)

1-1/2 ounces Laird’s Applejack
3/4 ounce Ginger Liqueur (Canton)
1/2 ounce Dry Vermouth
2 Dashes Orange Bitters

Stir & strain.
Thin Apple Wheel Floating on Top – Cocktail Glass

 

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