Here’s a “Midnight Sour” you can drink during the midnight hour: This cocktail from Ketel One Vodka blends a nice vanilla bean simple syrup with fig and mole bitters.
Midnight Sour Cocktail
Recipe by Ketel One Vodka
1 ½ oz. Ketel One Oranje®
¾ oz. vanilla bean simple syrup
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
3 drops fig bitters
3 drops mole bitters
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake with ice and strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with a float of red wine port.
Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup Ingredients:
1 quart water
1 quart sugar
10 vanilla beans
Bring water and sugar to a boil, add vanilla beans and split open, remove from heat, cool, remove vanilla pods.