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1 12 oz Bourbon, Eagle Rare
34 oz Ramazzotti
12 oz Sweet vermouth, Carpano Antica Formula
14 oz Yellow Chartreuse
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)
Instructions
Stir over ice and strain into a chilled wine glass. Twist the lemon twist over surface and discard.
Notes
From Gaz Regan's 101 Best New Cocktails for 2013.
History
Adapted from a recipe by Steve Shur, Boston College Club, Boston, MA
From other users
  • Another nice thing to do with Bourbon. Might tweak up the bitter components a bit — ☆☆☆☆
  • Promising. Room for bitters as well.
  • Made with Bulleit 10 year. Very good - I might add some non-potable bitters as well. 4.5 — ☆☆☆☆
  • Enjoyable boozy cocktail for any time of year. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Would give 4.5 if I could. Very solid bourbon cocktail manhattan variant; agree with above comments that there is room to tweak with bitters. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Maybe a hair more chartreuse next time — ☆☆☆☆
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1 Comment

drinkingandthinking's picture

To me this is just a slightly

To me this is just a slightly more herbal/complex Manhattan, which might be great if I loved Manhattans. I mean, it's good, but not great. Whatevs, I'd drink it again before I'd drink a regular Manhattan.