Boulevardier

Description
Bourbon, Sweet vermouth, Campari, Maraschino cherry
Ingredients
1 12ozBourbon
1ozCampari
1ozSweet 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.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year1930's
Created bySignature cocktail of Erskine Gwynne, writer and socialite, nephew of Vanderbilt
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
ReferenceTed Haigh, Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails; 1794: http://www.kindredcocktails.com/cocktail/1794
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Dan on 06/06/2010

Comments

jatryme's picture

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

Dan's picture

Curated to standardize formatting and to refer to the improved 1494.

From other users

Simply delicious! More bitter than a Manhattan, but intensely cocktaily, and a lovely sipper. (4 stars)
Bitter from the campari (3 stars)
Very bitter from the Campari (3 stars)
sub campari with averna etc = fun too (4 stars)
Bourbon plays much bigger role than gin does in Negroni. (4 stars)
Jeff W likes this (4 stars)

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