Invented by a dear friend. 2 oz bourbon 1 oz lemon juice 1/3 oz maple syrup 4-5 drops cardamom bitters Combine in a shaker with ice. Serve in an old fashioned glass. (alternates: lime juice, or agave)
Starting with a back-of-the-box recipe based on the Cuban, I left out the champagne float (what are you going to do with 730ml of left-over champagne?). Tastes like fall candy. 1½ oz dark rum ¾ oz lemon juice ¾ oz mint syrup 6 drops Scrappy’s cardamom bitters Combine in shaker over ice, and strain intoContinue reading “nuevo cuban”
This is my variant of the El Diablo, derived from a drink at 9 million in unmarked bills. 2 oz bourbon ½ oz cassis ½ lime, juiced 1½ oz ginger beer 4 dashes cardamom bitters Combine over ice in an old fashioned glass.
Two options for this one. The first is simple, and fruity. The second is more citrusy and complex. Option #1 1 ½ oz bourbon ½ oz triple sec or curacao ¼ oz luxardo maraschino ¼ lemon juice Option #2 2 oz bourbon ½ oz triple sec ½ oz lemon juice 2 dashes Angostura bitters 1Continue reading “bourbon crusta”