"Who dares not grasp the thorn,

 should never crave the rose."


Ortolan is a carefully crafted expression of

heirloom roses and other botanicals in the tradition

of French Apéritifs, Italian Amaros, and the historic

Rosolios of Torino – reimagined in California.


By Ortolan Rosolio Beginner 3 min

Ortolan and Soda


  1. 1 ½ oz Ortolan Rosolio
  2. 4 ½ oz Soda Water
  3. Generous Lime/Lemon Wedge


Combine ingredients in glass, over ice; add lime wedge serve on rim. Squeeze and watch the color change from salmon to pink.

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By Ortolan Rosolio Intermediate 5 min

Guns n Roses


  1. 1 oz Ortolan Rosolio
  2. 1 oz Mezcal
  3. ½ oz Freshly Pressed Lime Juice
  4. 1 bar spoon Agave Syrup


Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake, strain, serve up or on the rocks. Alternatively, combine all ingredients except for Ortolan Rosolio with ice in shaker, shake, strain into a glass up or on the rocks, and add Ortolan Rosolio to create color change and pink float. Garnish with citrus.

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By Ortolan Rosolio Intermediate 5 min



  1. 1 oz Ortolan Rosolio
  2. 1 oz Gin
  3. 1/2 oz Maraschino Liqueur
  4. 3/4 oz Lemon Juice



Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake. Double strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with lilac or lemon twist.

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