2 oz Bourbon
1⁄2 oz Cynar
1⁄4 oz Pineapple syrup
Instructions

Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

Notes

Funky, fruity, nutty, winter spiced, and whiskey.

History

A discussion about the importance of Saratoga, NY, to the cocktail scene of the 19th century brought up the infamous "Dude Off" between Evander Berry Wall and Robert "Handsome Bob" Hillard. Hillard lost and Wall walked away with the title of the "King of the Dudes," but I wanted to pay tribute through the lesser known Saratoga (Jerry Thomas' 1862 one that is a Vieux Carre minus Benedictine and Peychaud's was earlier and better known today) -- that one being Harry Johnson's 1882 Brandy Old Fashioned with pineapple syrup and Maraschino as the sweeteners.

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Posted by yarm on 11/11/2019
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Frederic Yarm, Boston, MA
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