Safe Kicker

Safe Kicker Cocktail

Base Spirit: Bourbon / American Whiskey

Type: Modern Classics

Served: Neat/Up

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour

About the Safe Kicker Cocktail

Created by a team of four top San Francisco bartenders, this drink won a Gentleman Jack cocktail competition.

Ingredients in the Safe Kicker Cocktail

  • 2 oz Gentleman Jack Tennessee Whiskey
  • 1 tsp Apricot preserves
  • .75 oz Lemon juice
  • .5 oz Cara cara orange juice
  • .5 oz Dry oloroso sherry
  • 2 dashes Fee Brothers Whiskey Barrel Aged Bitters
  • 1 dash Egg white

Garnish: Cara cara orange twist and cherries

Glass: Old Fashioned

How to make the Safe Kicker Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and shake without ice. Fill with ice, shake again and double-strain into an Old Fashioned glass. Twist a slice of cara cara orange peel over the drink, spear it on a toothpick with three cherries and use it as garnish.

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