No matter the reason, no matter the season you can find a cocktail to suit your needs.
Find a recipe using your favorite, or new favorite bitter.
Casablanca - Metaphysical - Oregon Cherry - West Indian Lime - L'Absinthe - Maple Walnut - Celery - Oaxacan Mole
Use 3-4 dashes with your favorite spirit and a splash of soda or syrup. This concoction is delightful with gin drinks and elevates most cocktails with a warming spice melange. The groundwork laid by the Berber traders centuries ago allowed these beautiful spices to move across the world. Let the power of nature's natural curative ingredients elevate your constitution and relieve your stress! The spice must flow!
Old Fashioned
  • 2 oz. Bourbon, Rye, or Whiskey
  • 1/2 tsp. Sugar or 1 Sugar Cube
  • 1/4 oz. Cold Water
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Place sugar in an old fashioned glass. Pour bitters and water over sugar and muddle. Swirl mixture around glass and add one large ice cube. Add spirit, garnish with cocktail cherries and a stirring rod or pick.




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    Old Fashioned
    Paris, Between the Wars
  • 3/4 oz. Scotch
  • 3/4 oz. Campari
  • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2-3 oz. Dry Hard Cider
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Combine all ingredients except cider in a shaker, shake with ice, and strain into a collins glass over ice. Top with cider and garnish with a lime wedge or round.


    Simple syrup: Bring equal parts water and sugar to a boil, stir to dissolve sugar, and let cool. Keep refrigerated.



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    Paris, Between the Wars
    Manhattan Cocktail
  • 2 oz. Rye Whiskey
  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, stir with ice, and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Express an orange peel over the glass, rub the glass rim, and discard. Garnish with cocktail cherries.



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    Manhattan Cocktail
    Slow Fade
  • 1 oz. Mezcal
  • 1 oz. Campari
  • 1 oz. Dry Vermouth
  • 1/4 oz. St. Germain Liqueur
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, stir with ice, and strain into a chilled cocktail of coupe glass. Garnish with cocktail cherries.





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    Slow Fade
    Dark Incantations
  • 2 oz. Bourbon or Whiskey
  • 1/2 oz. Dr. I.J.'s Special Syrup
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, stir with ice, and strain into an old fashioned glass over a ice. Garnish with half a cinnamon stick.

    Dr. I.J.'s Special Syrup: In a pot combine 1 cup of sugar, 1 cup of water, 12-15 cloves, 4 cinnamon sticks (broken apart), and the peel of 1 orange. Bring to a boil, stir to dissolve sugar, let cool, and strain. Keep refrigerated.

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    Dark Incantations
    Golden Dawn
  • 1-1/2 oz. Gin
  • 3/4 oz. Fresh Orange Juice
  • 3/4 oz. Apple Jack
  • 1/4 oz. Grenadine
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Combine all ingredients in a shaker, shake with ice, and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Garnish with cocktail cherries.





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    Golden Dawn
    Modern Gambler
  • 2 oz. Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 1/2 oz. St. Germain Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 5 Blueberries
  • 3 slices Jalapeno
  • 5 Mint Sprig
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Muddle solid ingredients in the bottom of a shaker. Combine all ingredients, shake with ice, and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.



    Simple syrup: Bring equal parts water and sugar to a boil, stir to dissolve sugar, and let cool. Keep refrigerated.




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    Modern Gambler
    Money Penny Cocktail
  • 2 oz. Gin
  • 3/4 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Dry Vermouth
  • 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, stir with ice, and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Garnish with a grapefruit twist.



    Simple syrup: Bring equal parts water and sugar to a boil, stir to dissolve sugar, and let cool. Keep refrigerated.

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    Money Penny Cocktail
    Marrakech 75
  • 1 oz. Blanco Tequila
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/4 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2-3 oz. Sparkling Wine or Champagne
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Combine all ingredients except sparking wine in a shaker, shake with ice, and strain into a champagne glass. top with sparkling wine and garnish with a lime wheel.


    Simple syrup: Bring equal parts water and sugar to a boil, stir to dissolve sugar, and let cool. Keep refrigerated.

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    Marrakech 75
    French Negroni
  • 1 oz. Lillet Blanc
  • 1 oz. Gin
  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 2 dashes Dr. I.J. Douglass's Casablanca Bitters

  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass, stir with ice, and strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Express an orange peel over the glass and garnish.




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    French Negroni