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The Oracle


The Oracle Cocktail.

Fine, artisanal cocktails with a classic bent are the name of the game at Bar Congress, a modern hot spot in downtown Austin. The rye-based Oracle gets a smoky touch with a hint of mezcal and flamed orange. The cocktail is made by the manager of Bar Congress, Jason Stevens. 



  • 1 1/2 Ounce Sazerac Rye
  • 3/4 Ounces Averna Amaro
  • 3/4 Ounces Cocchi di Torino Vermouth
  • 1 Tablespoon Del Maguey 'Chichicapa' Mezcal
  • 1 flamed orange peel, for garnish
  • 1 cherry, for garnish


Flame orange peel into empty, chilled coupe glass; keep peel. Combine all liquid ingredients, stir to chill. Julep strain into coupe. Garnish with orange peel and cherry.