Fig cocktail with orange and coffee by Gegam Kazarian

Fig cocktail with scotch whisky and a homemade coffee & cocoa bitter mix

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Bitter Mix


  • 300 g cocoa nibs
  • 200 g black peppercorns
  • 400 g coffee
  • 200 ml orange flower blossoms
  • 1 bottle Angostura Bitters
  • 1 bottle Angostura Orange Bitters
  • 1 bottle Fernet Branca

Blend all of the ingredients together and pour the mixture into a bottle. Sieve before using.

Scotch – coffee – orange – fig cocktail


  • 60 ml Talisker single malt scotch whisky
  • 15 ml Pedro Ximénez wine, infused with dried figs
  • 5 ml balsamic vinegar
  • 3 ml Bitter Mix (see recipe above)
  • 1 dry fig
  • 1 slice of dried orange
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • an Old Fashioned glass, chilled

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes and add the scotch whisky, fig-infused wine, balsamic vinegar and Bitter Mix. Shake and strain into a chilled Old Fashioned glass. Garnish your fig cocktail with a sprig of thyme, the dried fig and a dried orange slice.

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