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Lion’s Tail Cocktail

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  • Author: Jaylynn Little
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Bourbon


The Lion’s Tail is a delicious bourbon cocktail made for fall sipping. It’s made with Angostura aromatic bitters, Allspice dram, bourbon, and fresh citrus. It’s the ultimate fall cocktail.


Units Scale
  • 1/4 oz simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 2 Dashes Angostura Aromatic bitters
  • 1/2 oz Allspice dram
  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • Ice
  • Orange peel, garnish


  1. Add the simple syrup, lime juice, bitters, allspice dram, bourbon, and ice to a cocktail shaker. Shake until chilled.
  2. Double-strain the cocktail into a chilled coupe glass.
  3. Use the orange peel to express orange oil onto the cocktail. Discard the peel.