Gelty Pleasures is an alluring coffee based cocktail with a hint of orange, and herbs. It is an ideal cocktail for Hanukkah celebrations.
Gelty Pleasures

Gelty Pleasures
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Recipe type: Alcoholic Cocktails
Cuisine: Kosher
Serves: 1
  • 3/4 fluid ounce KOVAL Coffee Liqueur
  • 3/4 fluid ounce orange cognac
  • 1/2 fluid ounce Fernet Branca or Amaro of choice
  • 3/4 fluid ounce Bonal (see Notes)
  1. Shake well and serve.
Bonal Gentiane Quina is an aperitif that has things in common with both amari and sweet vermouth. It is an infusion of herbs like gentian and chinchona bark (also called quina, the source of quinine) in a fortified wine base that was first made in 1865.

Bonal is 32 proof, reddish brown in color, and moderately sweet. It smells and tastes strongly of red fruits like plums and cherries, but also herbs and licorice. The palate has a medium bodied texture, and has both the herbal bitterness of gentian and the chalky bitterness of chinchona intermixed with honey, plums and herbal flavors.

Photo and recipe adapted from Koval Distillery.


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