Original Combier Recipes

47 Degrees North

Ingredients

1½ oz Original Combier
¾ oz fresh lime juice
½ oz Combier Cassis
8 dashes of Angostura bitters

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake vigorously with ice, then strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with lemon rind.
  
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Battle for Puebla

Ingredients

1½ oz Illegal Mezcal Joven
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
½ oz agave syrup (1:1 agave to water)
1 oz fresh lime juice
1 poblano pepper sliced and muddled

Preparation

Add all ingredients in a mixing glass, shake with ice, then double strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  
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Clockwork Collins

Ingredients

1½ oz Bols Genever)
½ oz Original Combier)
½ oz fresh lemon juice)
2 dashes Angostura bitters)
2 oz soda water

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake with ice, then strain into Collins glass with fresh ice; top with soda and garnish with orange wheel.
  
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Comme Les Francais

Ingredients

Jonathan Pogash, NYC, NY)
1 oz Louis Roger "Force 53")
½ oz Original Combier)
½ oz Lillet Blanc)
½ oz Boiron passionfruit juice)
Rinse of Pastis)
2 oz Champagne

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice, then strain into chilled champagne flute that has been rinsed with Pastis. Top with Champagne, garnish with lemon peel.
  
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Daiquiri Matin.

Ingredients

Bon Vivants, San Francisco, CA
1½ oz aged rum (Flor de Cana)
½ oz Original Combier
1 oz fresh lime juice
½ oz rich simple syrup*
Barspoon of coffee liqueur
*2 parts sugar, 1 part water

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, add ice, shake vigorously, then strain into chilled cocktail glass. Zest top with orange rind and lay peel on top of drink.
  
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Fine & Dandy

Ingredients

1½ oz London Dry Gin
¾ oz Original Combier
¾ oz fresh lemon juice
Dash of Angostura bitters
Dash of cane syrup

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice, shake vigorously, then strain into chilled cocktail glass; garnish with amarena cherry.
  
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Frankenjack

Ingredients

1 oz London Dry Gin
1 oz dry vermouth
¼ oz Original Combier
¼ oz apricot brandy

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice, stir, then strain into cocktail glass. No garnish.
  
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Hana Awaka

Ingredients

1 oz cognac (Peter prefers Pierre Ferrand 1840)
½ oz fresh lemon juice
½ hibiscus syrup (Peter uses Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup)
0.3 oz simple syrup
½ oz Original Combier

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice. Medium shake. Double strain into chilled champagne flute and top with sparkling sake (Peter uses Okunomatsu). Garnish with a skewered, candied hibiscus flower.
  
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Inverted Sidecar

Ingredients

1½ oz Original Combier
½ oz fresh grapefruit juice
½ oz rye whiskey
½ oz lemon juice or cordial

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake with ice, then strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with grapefruit twist.
  
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Jalapeno Cilantro Margarita

Ingredients

2 oz blanco tequila (Thadeus prefers Fortaleza Blanco Tequila)
½ oz Original Combier
1 oz fresh lime juice
½ oz agave nectar
Jalapeno
Cilantro

Preparation

Muddle jalapeno and cilantro in the bottom of a mixing glass. Add ice and combine the remaining ingredients. Shake well. Double strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.
  
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James Joyce

Ingredients

Kyle Webster St. Jack, Portland, OR
1½ oz Jamesons Irish Whisky
¾ oz Original Combier
¾ oz Carpano Antica sweet vermouth
½ oz fresh lime juice
Hard dash Peychauds bitters

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake with ice, then strain into cocktail glass with fresh ice; serve up, no garnish.
  
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Jasmine

Ingredients

1½ oz gin (Beefeater)
¾ oz Original Combier
½ oz Campari
½ oz fresh lemon juice

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake vigorously, then strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with lemon zest.
  
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Justice For All

Ingredients

1½ oz cognac or brandy
1 oz fresh lemon juice
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz Montenegro Amaro
½ oz honey syrup with chamomile, clove and black peppercorn
Dash of Post Prohibition Pick Me Up Bitters
Dash of Angostura Bitters on top for garnish
Garnish with an orange and lemon twist
Garnish with a chamomile flower (optional)

Preparation

Add all ingredients into a shaker tin except the Angostura Bitters and the orange and lemon twist garnishes. Shake with ice and strain into an ice filled Collins glass. Add a couple dashes of Angostura Bitters on top. Also garnish with an orange and lemon twist.
  
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Kerouac Cocktail

Ingredients

Kevin Diedrich, Jasper's S.F.
1¾ oz reposado tequila
½ Aperol
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz fresh lemon juice
¾ oz grapefruit juice
'1 dash agave syrup

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake over ice, then strain into chilled glass; garnish with grapefruit peel.
  
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La Serena

Ingredients

2 orange slices, 1/4 inch thick
1 lime slice, 1/4 inch thick
1½ oz Chilean pisco (preferably Pisco Control)
1 oz Original Combier
2-3 dashes orange bitters

Preparation

Place the orange and lime slices in a Boston shaker and muddle until the pulp is broken up. Add the pisco, Original Combier and bitters and fill the shaker with ice. Pour between the shaker and a glass 2-3 times to incorporate all ingredients. Pour everything into a large (8-ounce) rocks glass and serve.
  
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Lemon Drop Martini

Ingredients

½ oz citron vodka (Kristina prefers Grey Goose Citron)
1 oz Original Combier
4 oz lemonade
sugar (to garnish martini glass)

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing tin, shake well with ice, then strain into chilled martini glass (garnish martini glass with sugar rim before pouring).
  
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Lonely Hearts Club

Ingredients

Kyle Webster St. Jack, Portland, OR
1½ oz gin (Aviation)
1 oz Original Combier
¾ oz fresh lime juice
½ oz Bonal gentiane quina
Hard dash peychauds bitters

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice, shake, then strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with orange peel.
  
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Mai Tai

Ingredients

Brian Gilbert, Teardrop, Portland, OR
1 oz Jamaican rum (Smith & Cross)
¼ oz Original Combier
1 oz Niessen Blanc
¾ oz fresh lime juice
¾ oz Trader tiki falernum

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake with ice, then strain into cocktail glass over new crushed ice; garnish with lime shell and spanked mint sprig.
  
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Marjorie King

Ingredients

1½ oz reposado tequila (Ira prefers Olmeca Altos)
½ oz fresh lime juice
½ maple syrup
½ oz Original Combier
egg white
1 dropper of rosemary tincture (rosemary macerated in vodka/everclear for 3 hours)

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into chilled coupe and sidecar.
  
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Morning Glory #2

Ingredients

1½ oz bourbon (Ira prefers Old Weller 107)
½ oz cognac (Ira prefers Hardy VS)
½ oz Demerera sugar
½ oz Original Combier
3 dashes Angostura Bitters

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice. Stir. Strain into chilled rocks glass. Express the oils of a grapefruit peel and discard.
  
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Nordic Reviver

Ingredients

Evan Martin, Naga, Bellevue WA
1 oz Krogstad Aquavit

1 oz Original Combier
1 oz Swedish Punsch
1 oz fresh lemon juice

Preparation

Combine, shake with ice, then double strain into Pacifique Absinthe-rinsed cocktail glass; garnish with brandied cherry.
  
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Orange Mule

Ingredients

1½ oz vodka
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz fresh lime juice
Ginger Beer

Preparation

Combine ingredients in mixing glass with ice, shake, then pour into ginger beer; add lime wedge for garnish.
  
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Rouge Noir

Ingredients

1½ oz Rouge Cherry Liqueur
½ oz Original Combier
4 oz Brut Champagne
1 orange zest

Preparation

Pour ingredients into champagne flute. Top with orange zest.
  
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Sanguinello

Ingredients

Doug Derrick, Nostrana (Portland, OR)
1 ½ oz vodka (Doug prefers Medoyeff)
1 oz blood orange juice
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz fresh lemon juice
½ oz 2:1 simple syrup
1 dash Dr. Adam Elmegirab bokers bitters

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake vigorously with ice, then strain into chilled coupe or martini glass. No garnish.
  
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Scotch Bird

Ingredients

1½ oz single malt scotch (Tommy prefers Aberlour 12 year)
½ dry vermouth (Tommy prefers Dolin)
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz fresh lemon juice
½ oz honey syrup (2:1 honey to water)

Preparation

Add all ingredients in a mixing glass, shake with ice, then fine strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  
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Sendero Trail

Ingredients

1 oz plum brandy
1 oz pisco, preferably Chilean
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz fresh lime juice
½ oz passion fruit syrup
1 large egg white, lightly beaten

Preparation

In a cocktail shaker, combine the plum brandy, pisco, Original Combier lime juice, passion fruit syrup and egg white and shake vigorously. Fill the shaker with ice and shake again. Fine-strain into a chilled coupe and dot 3 dashes of Angostura bitters across the top of the drink for garnish.
  
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Side Car

Ingredients

1½ oz cognac (Courvoiser VS)
¾ oz Original Combier
1 oz fresh lemon juice
½ oz simple syrup

Preparation

Combine ingredients in mixing glass with ice, shake vigorously then strain into sugar rimmed martini or cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.
  
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Smoky Margarita

Ingredients

Jacob Grier, Metro Vino, Portland, OR
2 oz reposado tequila
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz lemon
½ oz lapsang souchong syrup*
*equal parts sugar and lapsang souchong tea

Preparation

Combine in mixing glass, shake with ice, then strain over fresh ice in cocktail glass. Garnish with lime wheel.
  
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Sultan of the Sun

Ingredients

Art Tierce, Teardrop, Portland, OR
1½ oz 10 Cane Rum
¾ oz Original Combier
¾ oz fresh lime juice
½ oz passion fruit puree
½ oz Trader Tiki Flarnum
Splash of soda water
Hard dash peychauds bitters

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake with ice, then strain into Collins Glass. Add ice, splash of soda water and stir.
  
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Tequila Sunrise Variation

Ingredients

1½ oz tequila
½ oz Original Combier
¼ oz Combier Cassis
½ oz fresh lime juice

Preparation

Fill mixing glass with all ingredients, ice, and soda water, the shake and serve over new ice in tall Collins glass. Add lime wheel for garnish.
  
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The BBC

Ingredients

2 oz gin (Ben prefers Death's Door)
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur
½ oz fresh lime juice
½ oz simple syrup
2 dashes Fee Brothers Plum Bitters

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice. Shake well. Strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with lime wheel.
  
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The BeezNeezly

Ingredients

2 oz Original Combier
½ oz gin (Thadeus prefers Smalls)
½ oz Dimmi
½ oz Lillet Blanc

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice. Shake well. Strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with flamed lemon.
  
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The Gaucho

Ingredients

1½ oz anejo tequila
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz Cynar
½ oz mezcal
4 dashes of Post Prohibition Coffee Bitters
Malbec red wine float
Orange twist for garnish

Preparation

Add all ingredients in a mixing glass except the orange twist and the red wine. Stir with ice. Strain into a rocks fill double old fashioned glass. Garnish with an orange twist and then float a small amount of red wine on top.
  
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The Makin Grade

Ingredients

2 oz rye whiskey
½ oz Original Combier
2 dashes absinthe
1 oz fresh lemon juice

Preparation

Add all ingredients in a mixing glass, shake with ice, then fine strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  
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The Protagonist

Ingredients

Erick Castro
1 oz Beefeater Winter Gin
1 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth
½ oz Original Combier
½ winter pear liqueur

Preparation

Combine, stir with ice, then strain into cocktail glass.
  
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Trade Route

Ingredients

2 oz St. George Rye Gin
½ oz Original Combier
½ oz yellow Chartreuse
½ oz Dolin Blanc vermouth
½ oz black tea simple syrup

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing beaker, stir, then strain into chilled coupe. Garnish with lemon zest.
  
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Whisky Daisy

Ingredients

2 oz bourbon
1 oz Original Combier
¾ oz fresh lemon juice

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass, shake with ice then strain over fresh ice in cocktail glass; garnish with black cherry.
  
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XYZ

Ingredients

1½ oz Jamaican rum (Smith & Cross)
¾ oz Original Combier
¾ oz fresh lemon juice
¼ oz rich demerara

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice, shake, then strain into Collins glass with fresh ice; garnish with spanked mint sprig.
  
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