King of Red Lions

Bloody sour.
2 oz Rye
12 oz Blood Orange Juice (Moro)
12 oz Lemon juice
12 oz Orange liqueur, Clément Créole Shrubb
14 oz Raspberry syrup
1 ds Bitters, Angostura
1 spg Mint (as garnish)
Shake, strain, rock, slapped mint sprig garnish.
'Lion' is an old-fashioned term for a sour sweetened by both a liqueur and a syrup or nectar. This one complements the red berry notes of blood orange juice with sweet-tart raspberry syrup. Cara Cara orange juice, also with raspberry undertones, would make for a similar if lighter drink.
From other users
  • Could use a bit more kick.... perhaps more angostura or a touch of allspice dram? — ☆☆☆☆
  • rye & orange liquer — ☆☆☆
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1 Comment

I thought it needed some

I thought it needed some depth and dryness, so I upped the Ango to a bsp and added a bsp of Maraschino as well. Better.