Revolver cocktail
Calories: 189kcal
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
The Revolver is a spirited fusion of whiskey and coffee that originated in San Francisco in the early 2000s. Created by bartender Jon Santer, this modern classic jazzes up the timeless Manhattan with a shot of coffee liqueur, making it a versatile option for dinner parties, whiskey tastings, or whenever you're in the mood for something a little adventurous. The cocktail’s distinctive feature is its flamed orange peel garnish, adding a warm, citrusy aroma.



  • flamed orange peel


  • Add the bourbon, coffee liqueur, and orange bitters to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir until well-chilled.
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  • Flame an orange peel over the drink to express its oils, then garnish with the peel.


  • Use Bulleit bourbon to honor the drink’s origins, though any quality bourbon will do.
  • The flamed orange peel not only adds flair but also enhances the drink’s aroma with a warm, citrusy note.
  • The Revolver appeals to both whiskey cocktail fans and coffee enthusiasts.
The Revolver is a modern classic that brings a bold twist to traditional whiskey cocktails. Its unique blend of bourbon, coffee liqueur, and the aromatic touch of a flamed orange peel makes it a standout choice for any cocktail enthusiast. Give this recipe a try and add a touch of adventure to your next gathering.
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Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 189kcal (9%)Carbohydrates: 8g (3%)Protein: 0.01gFat: 0.04gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 2mgPotassium: 1mgSugar: 7g (8%)Iron: 0.02mg
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage Recipe, Cocktail Recipe, Drink Recipe