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