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Blue Curaçao Cocktail: Blue Daydream

Blue Curaçao Cocktail

Brunch gets the blue curaçao treatment at The Oliver in Kansas City.

Both colorful and refreshing, this blue curaçao cocktail proof positive that modern blue drinks have a place at the bar.


  • 1 1/2 oz. spiced rum
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz. fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 oz. falernum
  • 1/2 oz. Cognac
  • 1/2 oz. blue curaçao
  • 1/2 oz. orange oleo saccharum
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:hurricane
  • Garnish:orange slice


Shake all of the ingredients with ice to chill, and strain into a snifter filled with fresh ice. Garnish.

Orange Oleo Saccharum: Using a vegetable peeler or sharp paring knife, remove the zest from 3 medium-sized oranges, then muddle the zest into three cups of sugar. Leave the mixture in a sealed container overnight, making sure the orange zest is submerged in the sugar. Add 1 cup of boiling water to the mix, and stir to fully dissolve sugar. Strain the orange zest from the syrup and discard the solids; keep refrigerated.

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