1 1⁄4 oz Bourbon (1 1/2 according to Imbibe)
1 oz Aperol
3⁄4 oz Salers Gentiane
Instructions

Stir, strain, up, twist.

Notes

Very nice. A light, fruity, earthy Boulevardier alternative.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Colin Shearn, St. Charles Exchange, Louisville, KY.
Year
2012
Is an
authentic recipe
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(10 ratings)
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  • Shockingly easy drinking — ★★★★★
  • Made with Amer Sauvage (and 1 1/2 oz bourbon). As usual the first sip was too intense, but thereafter really enjoyable. Candy of Aperol balanced earthy bitter of the gentian. — ★★★★
  • I tried this with both 1.5 and 1.25 but the 1.25 had a much better balanced composition. — ★★★
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Comments

Great drink! Going into the rotation tonight!


I remember Colin telling me that Imbibe screwed up the recipe slightly and it should actually be 1.25 oz bourbon. Either way it makes a fine drink.