2 oz Bourbon
1 ds Scotch, Laphroaig (spritz, as garnish)
1 Cherry, Luxardo (as garnish)
Instructions

Stir, strain into a chilled coupe, spritz Laphroaig, garnish.

History

Source says that cocktail was created for "a New Orleans themed cocktail competition in Las Vegas"

Cocktail summary
Created by
Kimberly Paton Bragg, New Orleans, LA
Year
2020
Is an
authentic recipe
Reference

New Orleans Magazine, April 2021, p. 66

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Comments

I didn't have Maurin Quina, so I used Byrrh, but used Maraska Maraschino rather than Luxardo in hope of replacing some of the cherry notes in the Maurin Quina. 4 stars as made.


Great showcase for Maurin Quina's cherry/wine/brandy flavor with the right ratio of Maraschino to provide cherry pit essence without overboosting. Peychaud's works harmoniously with the rest. Bourbon (rather than spicier rye which I often prefer in other drinks) adds the appropriate mellow balance and flavor. It just works.