Chicago Boulevardier

Chicago Boulevardier   1.25 oz Four Roses Bourbon Yellow Label 1.25 oz Dolin Vermouth Rouge 0.5 oz Jeppson’s Malört 0.25 oz Cointreau Stir with ice and strain into a rocks glass over a large ice cube. Garnish with an orange twist. My kind of town, Chicago is. My kind of people, too. Sinatra’s song ran through…

The Underdog

The Underdog 0.75 oz Four Roses Bourbon Yellow Label 0.75 oz Marie Duffau Napoléon Bas Armagnac 0.75 oz  Casa Bacardi 8 years old dark rum 1 oz Ginger Peach Sweet Tea Simple Syrup (recipe below) 0.75 oz Prosecco 0.5 oz lemon juice 3 dashes Angostura Bitters Fill a mixing glass with ice, add ingredients and stir…

An American in Canada

An American in Canada 1.5 oz Four Roses Yellow Bourbon 0.75 oz Neige Apple Ice Wine 0.75 oz Stirrings Ginger Liqueur 0.5 oz lime juice 1.5 tsp maple syrup 3 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. No garnish. Recent events have many Americans wondering what the hell happened to…

Cornutopia

Cornutopia 8 corn purée ice cubes (recipe below) 1 standard ice cube 2 oz Four Roses Bourbon 2 oz milk 1.25 oz peach & tarragon shrub (recipe below) Blend ingredients on high until no chunks remain. Serve in 10 oz glass. Garnish with peach slice and sprig of tarragon. As Labor Day approaches and summer…

Yours Truel-ly

Yours Truel-ly Recipe 1 oz Bourbon Whiskey (I used Bulleit Bourbon.) 1 oz Campari 1 oz Amontillado Medium Sherry (I used Savory & James Deluxe Medium Sherry Amontillado.) Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with an orange twist. I’ve been invited to a fiftieth birthday party, and the hostess has asked me…