Angostura Collins Cocktail Recipe

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Recipe adapted from Jamie Boudreau, Canon, Seattle

Angostura Collins
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Bitters were once added to cocktails in tiny quantities, but a new genre of cocktails is based on this flavorful ingredient.
  • Ice
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • :::1 ounce rich simple syrup (2:1):::
  • 1 ounce Angostura bitters
  • Chilled soda water
  • Strip of lemon peel
  1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the lemon juice and simple syrup. Shake until chilled, about 10 seconds. Strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice. Gently pour the bitters over the sour mixture to create a layered effect; top with soda. Garnish with the lemon peel. Serve with a straw.
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