Signature Drink- The Ogden

More than a garnish, the tarragon is clapped by hand and added to the shaker to release its aroma and taste.

INGREDIENTS:
2 oz. cognac
1 oz. Cointreau
.75 oz. agave
.75 oz. ginger agave simple syrup
5 oz. gelatin
.5 oz. freshly squeezed orange juice
3 sprigs of tarragon
Absinthe
Orange peel for garnish

CREATE:
Add the first seven ingredients to a shaker and shake well.

Clap the tarragon in your hands to release aroma and flavor from the herb, and add it to the shaker.

Shake well and double strain into a snifter that’s been sprayed with an absinthe mist.

Garnish with a flamed orange peel.

Recipe courtesy of Ogden's Hops & Harvest.

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Directions: 

 

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