This flip cocktail is inspired by the bears of the Canadian West and encapsulates the warm, playful, and complex nature bears bring to our environment. A bear hug is a homage to a bears' multi-faceted personality, with candied fruit and marmalade flavours complimented by rich citrus sweetness and a earthy brown mane delivered by Blacks’ coffee liqueur. Open your arms and embrace the bear hug.

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Ingredients

 30 ml Brandy
 30 ml Amaro Nonino Quintessentia
 22.50 ml Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 15 ml Orange Liqueur(Grand Marnier)
 2 pinches Nutmeg
 1 Egg

Directions

1

Combine ingredients into shaker and dry shake; approx. 10 seconds

2

Then shake well with ice and ensure a proper mix; approx. 16-20 seconds

3

Double strain into a chilled coupe

4

Grate fresh nutmeg (bartenders may leave a clump to represent the hump on a bears' back) - OPTIONAL

5

Leave to settle for 40-60 seconds before serving so that it’s mane can develop


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4 Comments

  1. roxyb73 12 October 2021 at 6:03 pm

    Another one on my “try” list

  2. roxyb73 13 October 2021 at 6:03 pm

    I just made yours to taste, and its very nice. Well done! This is also my first flip I have ever made too 🙂

  3. yonggoh 13 October 2021 at 7:35 pm

    Hi there, love your entry! got a heart from me 🙂

  4. edward.cox1 13 October 2021 at 11:10 pm

    Thank you so much for your lovely comments. You have already made this work worthwhile, hope you feel warm and fuzzy after your bear hug roxy 🙂

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