Civic Center 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.

Joe was also the winner of the NBC competition program “America’s Top Bartender” in 2009. Go Joe!

Civic Center Cocktail
(by Joseph Brooke, Copa D’Oro)

2 ounces Laird’s Bonded Apple Brandy
3/4 ounce Grand Marnier
1/2 ounce Tawny Port
2 Dashes Orange Bitters (preferably a 50/50 blend of Fee Bros. Orange Bitters & Regan’s No. 6)

Stir & strain.
Flamed Orange Peel – Cocktail Glass