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Countdown Cocktail


Old-fashioned Glass

Glass Guide- Old-fashioned Glass

The Countdown Cocktail is one of my original drinks derived from my experimentation with Bols Genever gin and blood orange juice. It's a very simple drink served on the rocks that has a semi-sweet profile of citrus and that dash of bitters is essential to round it all off. This slow sipper is similar to a Screwdriver but is far more interesting and the blood orange juice has more vitamin C than regular orange juice so you can feel a little better about drinking it.



  1. Pour the genever and blood orange juice into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Add bitters.
  4. Garnish with an orange wedge.

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