SUMMIT, N.J. - This off-season, the New Jersey State Golf Association sought out some of the most unique cocktails at golf clubs around the Garden State. Dru Buritica, Assistant Bar Manager at Canoe Brook Country Club prepared two of the clubs signature drinks, a Smoked Chocolate Manhattan and a Spicy Margarita.  

Want to make it yourself? See below for the recipes to Dru's signature drinks!

Smoked Chocolate Manhattan
2 oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon
1/2 oz. lustau sweet vermouth.1/2 oz. Averna Amaro
3 dashes of (The bitter truth) chocolate bitters.
Garnish with luxardo maraschino cherries marinated in cognac
Smoked with cherry wood
(stir, don't shake) 
1 large ice cube

Spicy Margarita
1  1/2 oz. Fortaleza silver tequila
1 oz. Grand Marnier
2 or 3 dashes of smoked chili bitters
Muddled fresh jalapenos
1 oz. fresh lime juice
Top with fresh lemon sour
Rim with sea salt

If your club makes a signature cocktail and you'd like to share, reach out to rgaona@njsga.org and they may be featured!

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