The Corduroy Jacket, our retro-inspired cocktail, features Angostura bitters, cognac, and sparkling apple cider. For a slightly more potent version of this cocktail, substitute hard cider or champagne for the sparkling apple cider.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Muddle orange slice, brown sugar cube, and Angostura bitters in a cocktail shaker to release flavors.

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  • Fill shaker with ice cubes, and add cognac; cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Strain into a stemmed 10-oz. glass.

  • Top with sparkling apple cider. Garnish with orange peel and fresh thyme sprig.