1 1⁄2 oz Bourbon, WL Weller
3⁄4 oz Cynar
1 pn Salt (small amount)
Instructions

Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass

History

As of May 2011, cocktail is unnamed.

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dan on 5/11/2011
Created by
Fred Sarkis, Sable Kitchen & Bar, Chicago, IL
Year
2011
Is an
authentic recipe
Reference

http://egullet.org/p1810744, direct e-mail from bar

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(18 ratings)
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  • Used Salers and no salt — ★★★★
  • Very good. Nice complexity. More of a bitter Manhattan than a Boulevardier as it has none of the bright Campari flavors. — ★★★★
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Comments

This is great. I prefer chocolate bitters to orange here. Not sure whether the salt's necessary.


I flipped it and did 1.25 oz each of Bonal and Cynar and then .50 oz bourbon for a lower-abv.

I've enjoyed both versions, but I think I like the flipped version better.