The Burning Lotus cocktail is a bomb of flavors. It is a spicy, sweet and sour, and strong drink, made with ingredients full of fire and intensity, so expect an explosion of taste, a bombardment of hot and spicy pleasures that play on a continuous contrast.
The ingredients of the Burning Lotus cocktail are pretty easy to find: cognac or brandy, amontillado sherry or marsala, spicy Thai sweet and sour sauce, and a couple of drops of angostura or orange bitter. See what you have available.
Do not be afraid of the presence of Thai sweet and sour, spicy sauce. It is a simple emulsion of honey, vinegar, and chilies. Before putting it in the mixing glass with the other ingredients, dissolve it with two tablespoons of water.
That’s all. Now it’s time to try a new cocktail with a spicy and velvety taste but full of herbaceous nuances. You can enjoy it both as an aperitif and as an after-dinner. Pay attention to the alcohol content that is not exactly light!
Ingredients and doses to make the Burning Lotus cocktail
- 4 cl of cognac or brandy
- 2 cl of amontillado sherry or marsala
- 2 teaspoons of Thai sweet and sour hot sauce
- 2 drops of angostura
How to make the Burning Lotus cocktail
Put the spicy sweet and sour sauce in the mixing glass or a shaker, add two teaspoons of water and stir to dissolve. Add the ice, cognac, angostura, amontillado sherry and mix gently.
Put a large piece of ice in an old-fashioned glass, pour by straining with the julep, and decorate with two slices of fresh chili. Serve the Burning Lotus drink, a spicy yet velvety cocktail that will surprise your palate.