Twist on the Alfonso Cocktail

Twist on the Alfonso Cocktail
Staff Writer
The essential cold summer soup from Spain, gazpacho is made with fresh tomatoes, peppers, and country bread soaked in olive oil.

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

 Gazpacho is a Spanish classic, best made when juicy tomatoes are in season.

Adapted from "The Savory Cocktail Book," this cocktail by Brett Hughes, from Madam Geneva, is a dry and delicious way to ring in the New Year!


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Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 Angostura bitters soaked sugar cube
  • 1 ounce Dubonnet Rouge aperitif
  • 3/4 ounce Plymouth gin
  • 4 ounce Champagne


 Place cocktail napkin over 6 ounce Champagne flute and place sugar cube on top.  Soak sugar cube with 5 dashes of bitters and drop into bottom of glass. Add the gin and Dubonnet then top with the Champagne. Garnish with a beautifully doctored orange twist (or lemon if you prefer).

Nutritional Facts

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Cocktail Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Cocktail Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.