Bittered Sling

Tenzing Coupe Cocktail: The Kuchisake-onna by Graham Courter

2oz Akashi White Oak whisky

3/4oz Rhum Clement creole shrub

1/4oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur

1/2 oz CH Amaro, dash lemon juice

2 drops Bittered Sling orange and juniper bitters.


Stir, strain into glass of choice with large ice cubes. Garnish with flamed orange twist.

Tenzing Coupe Cocktail: The Saka by Graham Crowe

This cocktail requires 2 shakers;
First: to crush/ Bittered Sling Orange & Juniper Ice
Second: to shake the drink.
Sea Salt flake rim on the crystal rocks glass.

1.5 oz.  Otokoyama “Namacho” Sake
.75 oz. Kings Ginger
.5 oz. Fruitlab Jasmine Organic Liquor
.5 oz. fresh lime Juice
.25 oz. Small Hands Syrup Gum
Plus 5-6 mint leaves

5 drops Bittered sling Orange & Juniper
Bittered / shaken / crushed ice spooned onto the drink

Tenzing Coupe Cocktail: The One oh One by Graham Heubach

3/4 oz Barsol Pisco Perfecto Amor
3/4 oz St. George Dry Rye Gin
1/4 oz Germain-Robin Apple Brandy
1/8 oz cinnamon syrup
5 drops Bittered Sling Denman Bitters
1.5 oz Banzai Bunny Sparkling Sake

Add all ingredients (except sake) to mixing glass, add ice, stir to proper chill/dilution.
Strain into chilled vintage couple, top with sake.
Express lemon oil on top, and discard peel. Serve.

Tenzing Coupe Cocktail: The Shuttercock Cooler by Eric McMillan-Yates

2.0 St. George Rhum Agricole
0.75 Lime juice
0.75 Small Hands Gum Syrup
0.5 Bitter Truth Falernum
0.5 Lucano Amaro
0.25 Grand Poppy
Dash Bittered Sling Cranberry
2.0 Fentimans Ginger Beer
Whole Egg

Tenzing Coupe Cocktail: The Orlando #2 Cocktail by Mike Palmer.

1oz Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky
1oz Christian Drouin Calvados Hors D'Age
0.25oz Luxardo Fernet
0.5oz Lustau Solera Gran Reserva Oloroso Sherry
0.25oz Briottet Creme de Noisette
Dash Bittered Sling Crabapple Bitters
Garnish: Orange, fresh sage, clove

Stir with ice, strain into a small old-fashioned glass, express orange rind over glass with a lit match.  Perforate rind with 2 cloves, and pierce with a fresh sprig of sage no larger than 2.5cm on a spike. Rest atop rim of glass and serve.

Tenzing Coupe Cocktail. The Sweet, sweet revenge by Clint Rogers

1.5 oz. No. 3 Gin
.75 oz. Tempus Fugit Gran Classico
.75 oz Lustau Manzanilla 'Papirusa'
.5 oz. lemon
.25 oz Bitter Truth Apricot
-.25 oz. simple (1:1)
5 drop Denman's Bittered Sling (Denman's Blend)
1 oz. Narutotai Ginjo Nama Genshu Sake
Sake is to be served on side in sake glass.
top 6 ingredients are shaken in a mixing tin and strained into empty sake bottle
the guest is to take sake and use cocktail as chaser to complement.  One cocktail in whole.

2014 Winner of The Tenzing Coupe Cocktail: The Autumnai Daiquiri by Annemarie Sagoi

1.5 oz Clement Rhum Agricole Select Barrel
.5 oz lemon juice
.5 oz Umenoyado Yuzu Sake
.5 B.G. Reynolds Falernum
.5 oz Imbue Petal and Thorn vermouth
.25 Barsol Perfecto Amor
6 drops Bittered Sling Crabapple bitters

Annemarie Sagoi (center) receiving the First Annual Tenzing Coupe award.