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A Wicked Thing Cocktail Recipe

Dare to serve A Wicked Thing Cocktail to your bourbon loving and tequila aficionado friends. If your friends react like mine, they will initially turn up their nose at such a proposition. But at first sip, their eyes will light up with surprising delight.

A wicked thing cocktail recipe

To select the right tequila to pair with bourbon, you’re going to want to choose something with stronger vanilla notes. Anything else might leave you a bit dissatisfied with the results.

A wicked thing cocktail recipe 1 dare to serve a wicked thing cocktail to your bourbon loving and tequila aficionado friends. If your friends react like mine, they will initially turn up their nose at such a proposition. But at first sip, their eyes will light up with surprising delight.

This cocktail was originally inspired by the Goth Bar, inside Clifton’s Republic’s Cathedral Grove, where the cocktail Something Wicked originated. Made with Clyde Mays, El Silencio Mezcal, angostura, and mole bitters, the original is served over ice with a flamed orange peel.

A wicked thing cocktail recipe

A Wicked Thing Cocktail

Michael Kahn
Made with Clyde Mays, El Silencio Mezcal, angostura, and mole bitters, the original version of A Wicked Thing is served over ice with a flamed orange peel. For a great bourbon-tequila pairing, choose a tequila with strong vanilla notes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Cocktail
Calories 225 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 oz Bourbon
  • 1 1/2 oz Tequila Añejo or Reposado
  • 3 dashes Mole bitters Also labeled as Aztec chocolate
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1 peel Orange For garnish

Instructions
 

  • Add bourbon and tequila to a shaker. Add 4-6 cubes of ice.
    1 1/2 oz Bourbon, 1 1/2 oz Tequila
  • Stir and strain into a double old fashioned glass.
  • Add dashes of bitters.
    3 dashes Mole bitters, 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Briefly flambe the orange peel and drape over top of ice cube. Serve. Cheers!
    1 peel Orange

Notes

If you prefer a more bourbon forward cocktail, change the proportions to 2 oz bourbon to 1 oz tequila.

Nutrition

Calories: 225kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 4mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 2IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 1mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Bourbon, tequila
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