Spice Cordial
Author: Chief Mixologist
  • 1 ounce Vanilla Liqueur (see recipe)
  • 1 ounce Bourbon
  • 3/4 ounce Chipotle-Orange Syrup (recipe follows)
  • 2 dashes Angostura orange bitters
  • orange peel, for garnish
Chipotle-Orange Syrup
  • 2 Cups water
  • 1 chipotle pepper
  • 2 strips orange peel
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine vanilla liqueur, bourbon, syrup and bitters.
  2. Shake together with ice; strain into a glass.
  3. Garnish with the orange peel.
Chipotle-Orange Syrup
  1. In a small pot, bring the water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, add chipotle and peel. Cover; simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Strain with a fine-mesh sieve.
  3. Mix in sugar.
  4. Return to a boil, stir until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat, cool completely. Refrigerate until needed.
The Chipotle-Orange Syrup yields 2 cups.
Recipe by Epicurus.com Beverages at https://www.epicurus.com/beverages/spice-cordial/15278/