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!
Ingredients• 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
In a cocktail shaker, add the orgeat almond syrup, aquavit, bitter aperitivo, and lemon juice.
Fill the shaker with the ice.
Return the lid to the shaker, and shake vigorously for 20 seconds.
Fill the desired glass with ice.
Strain the liquid into the glass.
Garnish with the lemon slices.