The Last Word is one of my favorites. I wondered how bourbon would change the drink. This is the delicious result. 1 oz bourbon 1 oz luxardo maraschino 1 oz chartreuse 1 oz lemon juice combine in shaker over ice, strain into cocktail glass.
While this is a clearly a variant on the Last Word, I cannot recall where I discovered it. Probably cribbed it off a bar menu during happy hour. 1 oz gin 1 oz luxardo 1 oz sweet vermouth 1 oz lime juice Combine in an old fashioned glass over ice.
Hemmingway’s drink of choice. 2 oz white rum ¼ oz luxardo maraschino ½ oz fresh lime juice ½ oz fresh grapefruit juice Combine in shaker over ice, strain into cocktail glass.
A classic example of a simplified cocktail. A quick pour of bourbon, a splash of luxardo, drop in a few ice cubes, and you’re ready to relax. This is a fresh, simple take on the old fashioned from The Back Door at Roxy’s. 2 oz bourbon or whiskey ¼ oz luxardo maraschino orange peel cherryContinue reading “modern fashion”
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”
Classic cocktail, rediscovered at the Zig Zag Café in Seattle. 1 oz gin 1 oz green chartreuse 1 oz Luxardo Maraschino 1 oz lime juice Combine in shaker over ice, and strain into a cocktail glass.
A friend made this for me, with creme de violette. But it doesn’t really need it. Simplify! 1 ½ oz gin ½ oz Luxardo Maraschino ¾ oz lemon juice ½ oz simple syrup 2 dashes orange bitters Combine in a shaker over ice, and strain into a cocktail glass.
A sweeter view of the old fashioned. Similar to The Modern. 2 oz bourbon or whiskey ¼ oz luxardo maraschino 1 dash orange bitters 1 dash angostura bitters orange peel cherry Combine in shaker over ice, and strain into cocktail glass. Spritz orange peel over glass. Garnish with cherry.