Dang It's Hot Cocktail

Posted: June 24

Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

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The temperatures are rising, and you’re in need of an adult beverage to cool you off. How about a cocktail whose name echoes exactly what you’re thinking right now: The Dang It’s Hot Cocktail! This is the ultimate refreshing cocktail, with sweet orgeat almond syrup, aquavit, bitter aperitivo, and citrusy bright lemon juice. With four simple ingredients, you’ll have a delicious sweet and sour beverage in hand in less than 5 minutes. Sit back, relax, and cool down with the Dang It’s Hot Cocktail; we’re sure you won’t be as hot after you drink it!


• 3/4 ounce orgeat almond syrup • 1 ounce aquavit • 1 ounce bitter aperitivo • 1 ounce lemon juice • ice, enough to fill a shaker and your desired glass • lemon, optional, sliced, for garnish


Step 1

In a cocktail shaker, add the orgeat almond syrup, aquavit, bitter aperitivo, and lemon juice.

Step 2

Fill the shaker with the ice.

Step 3

Return the lid to the shaker, and shake vigorously for 20 seconds.

Step 4

Fill the desired glass with ice.

Step 5

Strain the liquid into the glass.

Step 6

Garnish with the lemon slices.

Step 7


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