Half-Cocked Cocktail

Colorful refreshing strawberry orange sunrise cocktail drinks in the glasses on wood table background
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  • 2 ounces Bulleit Bourbon
  • 1⁄2 ounce strawberry purée
  • 1⁄4 ounce fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup
  • 1⁄4 ounce Creole Shrubb
  • orange liqueur
  • 1⁄2 strawberry (for garnish)
  • 2–3 grains pink Himalayan
  • sea salt

Using a cocktail glass (martini) rinse
the glass with the Creole Shrubb
orange liqueur and set aside.
In a cocktail shaker combine the
Bourbon, strawberry purée, orange
juice and simple syrup. Shake well and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a thin
slice of strawberry that has been
carefully sprinkled with only 2–3
g rains of the sea salt. Float the
strawberry (salt side up) on top of
the cocktail and serve.

Strawberry Purée recipe:
In a blender combine 1 cup of fresh
strawberries, 1 ounce of fresh lemon
juice, 1 tablespoon of granulated

Blend well, taste for sweetness
and adjust if necessary. Pour into
clean container. Keep chilled until
ready to use. Purée will keep for 2–3
days if refrigerated.

Published on July 20, 2010