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The Cellar at Duckworth’s Cellar Smash Cocktail

With only 10 ingredients, you can be your own bartender.


  • 1 1/4 ounces One80 Vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Bénédictine  liqueur
  • 1/4 ounce Fernet Branca liqueur
  • 3 dashes cardamom bitters
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger
  • Juice of 1/2 fresh lemon
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 elderflower ice cube
  • Candied ginger (for garnish)
  • Lemon twist (for garnish)


  • Muddle fresh ginger with simple syrup and lemon juice in large shaker.
  • Add cardamom bitters, Fernet Branca liqueur, Bénédictine liqueur and One80 Vodka.
  • Crush elderflower ice cube and pour resulting “snow” into tall Collins glass.
  • Fill shaker with ice, shake and double-strain over snow.
  • Garnish with candied ginger and lemon twist.

The Cellar at Duckworth’s
330 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

This article ran in the February 2016 issue of Charlotte Happenings.

View more Charlotte Savor recipes. 

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