MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Every month, Mike Augustyniak visits a local watering hole to try a craft cocktail recipe with one of the Twin Cities’ best mixologists. This month, he’s hitting up Hodges’ Bend, along the Green Line in St. Paul.
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IngredientsREAD MORE: Doctor Accused Of Hoarding Dead Kittens In Her Freezer
1 shot espresso
1.5 oz Old Overholt Rye Whiskey
½ oz Maple Syrup
½ oz Simple Syrup
¼ oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Orange Curacao
1 dash Vanilla Extract
1 Dash Chocolate Bitters
InstructionsREAD MORE: St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell Won’t Seek 2nd Term In June: 'This Isn’t Goodbye'
Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin with ice. Shake for about 10 seconds, then strain into a lowball glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with an expressed orange peel.
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Hodges Bend marks the arrival of a “Fourth Wave” in coffee, playing equally well in cappuccinos and in cocktails. Equal parts coffee shop, craft cocktail bar, and chef-driven restaurant, Hodges Bend is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.