The Riff Cocktail

October 15, 2018

Author Notes: This cocktail is perfect for your next Halloween/Fall-themed party! Impress your guests by delivering a smoking cocktail (literally) to them when they arrive. The Riff is part of Omni Hotels & Resorts Season of Smoke menu, available at Omni hotels through the end of October. Other menu items include a bacon bourbon brownie, blistered corn salad, duck fat fries and more. All recipes and images can be found at: Omni

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 10 min


  • 2 ounces Woodford
  • 1/2 ounce E&J Brandy
  • 1 splash Campari
  • 1/2 ounce Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 4 dashes Bitters
In This Recipe


  1. Fire up the plank
  2. Add ingredients to shaker tin (2oz Woodford, 1/2 oz E&J Brandy, bar spoon Campari, 1/2 oz lemon juice, 1/2 oz simple syrup, 4 dashes bitters)
  3. Fill mixing glass with ice, Shake vigorously
  4. Strain into a cocktail glass
  5. Garnish with an orange twist

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