Don Gorgon

Inventor Richard Boccato of Los Angeles’ Bar Clacson named this drink for a title given to high-status Caribbean crime bosses. Somehow, it’s fitting – the Don Gorgon is tough and bracing, with funky flavors from the cachaça and a touch of tropical sunlight from the brown sugar syrup (Demerara syrup, ideally).

Boccato calls for Aperol, and that’s what we stuck with. You’d have to be a real bitter-lover to want to make it with Campari or Gran Classico, but if that’s your jam you’d probably love it.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake everything (except the club soda) with ice and strain into a tall ice-filled glass. Top with club soda and garnish with a lemon wheel or wedge, a cinnamon stick, and/or more ground cinnamon.

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Really Good App

We downloaded the app after seeing it as one of the top posts on /r/cocktails, and we've been playing around with it and adding our ingredients to the list. While it's not an all inclusive list of ingredients (missing some creme de ), it's a solid overall app and tosses out some truly spectacular recipes based on what you have in your liquor cabinet. Minor quibbles for an otherwise fantastic application!
US JCorduroy, iTunes App Store