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 purĂ©e
  • 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. PurĂ©e will keep for 2–3
days if refrigerated.

Published on July 20, 2010