12. Bearded Dragon
Created by mixologist Fred Sarkis of Sable Kitchen & Bar (Chicago, IL)
2 ounce Ron Abuelo 12 Años
¾ ounce Yellow Chartreuse
¼ ounce Dolin Dry Vermouth
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
1 small dash Tabasco sauce
Stir everything together in a mixing glass filled with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass with half a rim of fresh cracked black pepper and course ground salt. Garnish with a lemon twist.
13. Hic Sunt Dracones (Here Be Dragons)
Created by mixologist Greg Best of Holeman & Finch (Atlanta, GA)
1 ½ ounce Ron Abuelo 12 Años
½ ounce Yellow Chartreuse
½ ounce fresh Pineapple juice
½ ounce fresh Lime juice
1 dash of Bitter Truth Lemon Bitters
1 seeded ring of jalapeño
Shake all ingredients vigorously in a shaker filled with ice. Double strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a small sprig of spearmint.
14. Ron’s Favorite Flip
Created by mixologist Michael C. Young of Red 7 (Austin, Texas)
1 1/4 ounce Ron Abuelo 12 Años
1 1/4 ounce Tawny Port
3/4 once ginger simple syrup
3/4 ounce orange juice
1 dash of cinnamon
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish rim of glass with 1/2 peeled apricot.
PJ Gach is Senior Editor: Style + Beauty at BettyConfidential.