Boulevardier

1 12 oz Bourbon
1 oz Campari
1 oz Sweet vermouth
1   Maraschino cherry (as garnish)
Instructions
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass
Notes
Bracingly bitter, particularly with the Carpano Antica.
History
A great cocktail, but the modernized 1794 is even better.
From other users
  • Jeff W likes this — ☆☆☆☆
  • Bourbon plays much bigger role than gin does in Negroni. — ☆☆☆☆
  • sub campari with averna etc = fun too — ☆☆☆☆
  • Very bitter from the Campari — ☆☆☆
  • Bitter from the campari — ☆☆☆
  • Simply delicious! More bitter than a Manhattan, but intensely cocktaily, and a lovely sipper. — ☆☆☆☆
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2 Comments

Cocktailian's picture

Try a Boulevardon: switch the

Try a Boulevardon: switch the campari for averna amaro--it's much less bitter and pulls the roasted flavors out of the bourbon. I also add Bittercube Cherrybark Vanilla bitters