Build in rocks glass over ice


I've been making it with equal parts, and it's great that way, but there is no reason that you couldn't increase the bourbon by 1/2 ounce for a drier drink. Obviously, rye would work as well.


I simply substituted Bonal for the vermouth in a Boulevardier. It turned out way better than I was even anticipating.

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  • Works with Luxardo Bitter, as well. Went with 1.25 oz bourbon. — ★★★
  • I love all these ingredients, but I find this a bit heavy. Wd love to build around Bonal. Maybe with Aperol or Cappelletti? Or sub Calvados for the Bourbon (I used Elijah Craig)? — ★★★★
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sfnyc commented on 3/02/2018:

Bumped up the bourbon to 1.25 oz.

Ajvan commented on 1/28/2021:

Bumped the bourbon to 1.25, orange peel garnish. Delicious, on the sweet side. Next step is trying with Rye to dry it out more.