The Notro is a type of red-flowering tree in Patagonia (also called the fire bush), which fits into the tree theme at The Tatarian in Denver. This drink created by The Tatarian’s owner and bartender Joshua Sevy, however, doesn't taste woody at all. Instead, it's bright, fresh, herbal and fruity all at the same time, like an elevated Cosmopolitan that no one would hesitate to order in public. It also offers a pleasing pink hue, making it a must for colorful cocktail parties.
This recipe originally appeared as part of “Bartenders Are Crazy About This New Patagonian Spirit Coming to the States.”
Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously.
Fine-strain into a cocktail glass.
*Lemon hibiscus syrup: Bring 1 cup water to almost a boil and add 1 cinnamon stick, 1/8 cup dried hibiscus flowers and 1/2 a lemon peel. Simmer on low heat for 15 minutes. Strain off hibiscus flowers, cinnamon sticks and lemon peels. While still warm, add 1 cup sugar and stir until liquid becomes clear.