|1 1⁄2||oz||Bourbon (original called for Fighting Cock, but any spicy bourbon will do)|
|1⁄2||oz||Grapefruit juice (pink is fine, but ruby red is excellent)|
Shake with ice, strain, and serve up with an orange twist.
This cocktail was created for the 2009 Grand Marnier & Navan Mixology Summit in Vail, Colorado.
From other users
- Very orange-forward, as you might expect. Sort of a not-very-sour whiskey sour.
- This has become one of my favorite cocktails of all time - it's pleasantly bitter, not too sweet, and has a nice lift from the grapefruit. I have yet to try it with rye, but I imagine it would be very nice.
- Small. Made with dry curacao and ruby red juice. Terrific on the nose, but unremarkable taste.
- could stand more cynar but perhaps a stronger bourbon or maybe rye
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