Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Rye Whiskey Cocktails

Crimson King

crimson king cocktail

This drink takes the subtle flavors in a Boulevardier and adds dark cherry and bitter roasted coffee liqueur. Spicy Rittenhouse rye and Campari bring balance for a deep and complex cocktail.


  • 1 ounce Rittenhouse rye
  • 3/4 ounce Campari
  • 1/2 ounce Punt e Mes
  • 1/4 ounce Heering cherry liqueur
  • 1 barspoon St. George NOLA coffee liqueur
  • Garnish: grapefruit twist


  1. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.

  2. Strain into a Nick & Nora glass.

  3. Garnish with a grapefruit twist.