Pourhouse's Cupid’s Love Spell cocktail

A strong cognac cocktail that's perfect for a quiet night in

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Instead of a glass of wine with dinner, how about a spirit-forward cocktail after a romantic meal? For Valentine's Day, bartender Sabrine Dhaliwal from Vancouver's Pourhouse, known for its creative cocktails and comforting dishes, is serving up this strong cocktail with cognac, Cocchi Rosa and Amaro Averna. Make it at home for a cozy night in.

30 mL Hennessy Very Special Cognac
30 mL Cocchi Rosa
5 mL Amaro Averna
2 dashes orange bitters
1 strip orange zest, for garnish
1 cherry, for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice, stir for 10-15 seconds.

Pour over large ice cube in a rocks glass.

Express orange oils over cocktail and drop twist. 

Garnish with a cherry.