The Old Portland Cocktail

1 13 oz Bourbon, Old Weller Antique 107
12 oz Dry vermouth, Dolin
1 t Blackberry liqueur, Clear Creek
2 ds Bitters, Angostura
1 twst Lemon peel (expressed and inserted)
1   Blackberry (skewered, as garnish)
Stir, strain into a chilled cocktail goblet, express and insert the lemon peel, garnish, serve with a side of soda.
Willett presents other possible ratios for the ingredients, at the link.
From other users
  • Extraordinarily dry. I'd double the blackberry liqueur. (I used a homemade blackberry liqueur so that might have been the issue.) — ☆☆
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mako's picture

This drink is very dry and

This drink is very dry and quite small. The Central Park is a very similar, and IMHO better, version of this drink. It's also from Portland so perhaps there's a relationship between these? The notes suggests that there are variations discussed at the link but the link itself seems to have bitrot away.