China Fight Cocktail

  • Serves

    makes 1 cocktail

  • Cook

    5 minutes


By Aymeric Tortereau

Published on April 26, 2016

Aymeric Tortereau, of Café Juliette in Lyon, created this cocktail at a bartenders' workshop to feature Bigallet's bitter liqueur China-China amer. Similar to a manhattan but with cognac and amer providing the powerful base, his concoction gets a refreshing splash of elderflower liqueur.


  • 1 12 oz. cognac
  • 34 oz. China-China amer
  • 14 oz. elderflower liqueur
  • Orange twist, for garnish


Step 1

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, stir the cognac, China-China, and elderflower liqueur until chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with an orange twist.

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