Daisy If You Do

Description
Bourbon, Amaro, Bénédictine, Bitters, Agave syrup, Grapefruit juice, Lemon
Ingredients
2sliLemon (muddled)
2ozBourbon, Four Roses
12ozBénédictine
12ozAgave syrup
12ozGrapefruit juice
2dsBitters, Fee Brothers Whiskey Barrel Aged
12ozAmaro, CioCiaro (float)
2sliLemon (halved, dusted with nutmeg, as garnish)
Instructions
Muddle 2 lemon wheels with bitters, shake all but amaro, double strain, iced double old fashioned, float amaro, garnish
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year2011
Created byJeremiah Blake, Holland House Bar & Refuge, Nashville, TN
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
ReferenceImbibe Magazine, March/April 2011, p. 43
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Dan on 04/23/2011

Comments

christina in tacoma's picture

This is a brilliant drink, 5/5 for me. I followed the previous suggestions and incorporated the CioCiaro into the drink and used .25 oz simple syrup since I had no agave. My lemon slices were pretty thick, and I couldn't resist adding a couple dashes of rhubarb bitters. I used Bulleit bourbon.

Subbed out a few things - got good results: used B&B rather than Benedictine and Agave. Swapped the Whiskey Bitters for Grapefruit bitters, and used Averna as the amaro of choice. Sipping delight.

From other users

Darker, but light cocktail. Great for a summer evening. (4 stars)
Like a grown-up whiskey sour. 1/4 oz agave would be plenty, unless you like it sweet. Amaro sinks to bottom; may be better incorporated, rather than floated. Garnish is lovely. Used Wathen's bourbon. (5 stars)

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