Baltimore cocktails [Pictures]
b's weekly cocktail feature offers recipes and the stories behind the drinks. Mix things up next time you go out with these innovative cocktails.
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The Orchard Express, B&O Brasserie( Gene Sweeney Jr./Baltimore Sun / February 15, 2012 )
How to make the Orchard Express
1 oz. Remy VS
3/4 oz. Rothman & Winter apricot cordial
1/2 oz. Cocchi Barolo Chinato
1/2 oz. lemon juice
1/2 oz. honey syrup
Shake all ingredients then strain into a cocktail glass; garnish with a fresh twist of lemon.
"I wanted to create a drink that screamed fall, something that was rich and yet lively," Downtown brasserie B&O's head bartender and mixologist Brendan Dorr explains. His spirited concoction, the Orchard Express, a twist on the brandy-and-cognac-heavy Sidecar, speaks to both.
Read more about the cocktail here.