Bronx Cocktail

Don Lee, Golden Cadillac, New York City - April 2014

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Clarified orange juice:

  • 900ml orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 100ml water
  • 2g agar-agar, dissolved in cold water

Bring water to a boil in large pot; remove from heat; slowly drizzle in juice while whisking; add agar-agar; set pot in ice bath; once fully set, whisk gel to break apart completely; pour gel into Superbag; hang bag, allowing clarified juice to drip out.

Assembly:

  • 2 oz. Beefeater gin
  • 0.5 oz. Antica
  • 0.5 oz. Dolin Dry vermouth
  • 1 dash wormwood bitters
  • orange twist, for garnish

Combine all ingredients except orange twist with 1 oz. clarified orange juice in bar glass; stir; strain into a coupe; serve up, garnished with orange twist.