Cocktail of the Week: Caped Crusader

Caped Crusader

Developed by Katie Cramphorn of Auckland's Coley and Punch, this smoky tipple made with Lighthouse Gin is a real superhero! With all the tastes of the season, including orange, rosemary and bitter Campari, the Caped Crusader will have you reaching for a warm blanket and watching the autumn mist roll in. 

caped crusader cocktail

Image: Coley and Punch

Ingredients:

Burnt rosemary
Orange zest
30ml Lighthouse Gin
30ml Cynar
30ml Campari
3tsp. Olive Brine
Orange zest, to garnish

Method:

  1. Burn fresh rosemary and set a double rocks glass upside down over the herbs to catch the smoke.
  2. In a mixing glass, add orange zest, Lighthouse Gin, Campari, Cynar and olive brine.
  3. Stir over ice until well chilled.
  4. Strain in to smoked glass over a fresh block of ice.
  5. Finish with orange zest and a burnt rosemary tip.