Mortal Coil Cocktail

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The LCBO is stocking Death’s Door gin at the moment, and it is blood orange season. What else can I say?

2 oz blood orange juice, fine strained
1 1/2 oz Death’s Door gin
Generous splash of Peychaud’s bitters

Shake well with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Watch a really gory episode of Being Human or other macabre show of your choice.

Blood Orange Old Fashioned

Blood Orange Old Fashioned (February 16, 2013)

Based on the Satsuma Old Fashioned in Real Cajun by Donald Link.

Muddle a blood orange slice and a maraschino cherry in a tumbler with 1 oz blood orange juice, 2 dashes each Fee Brothers orange bitters and Peychaud’s bitters, and 1/2 oz simple syrup. Add in 1 1/2 oz bourbon and stir well. Strain into an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass.

Lizzie B

Lizzie B (February 2, 2013)

I have been watching the Lizzie Bennet Diaries on YouTube and a drink with blood and bitters seemed to fit. It also fits that other famous Lizzie B, who “gave her mother 40 whacks.”

2 oz gin
2 oz freshly squeezed blood orange juice, finely strained
1/2 oz Cointreau
12 drops Peychauds bitters