The Bobby Boucher

This drink is based on the 1930s Bobby Burns. Changing the Scotch in the original to bourbon made the drink Southern; trading some of the vermouth for cherry Heering made it a little sweet, says mixologist John Coltharp.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 Drink


  • 1 orange twist, for garnish
  • 1/4 ounce cherry Heering (cherry liqueur)
  • 2 ounces overproof bourbon
  • 1/4 ounce Bénédictine (brandy-based herbal liqueur)
  • Ice
  • 1/2 ounce Carpano Antica Formula or other sweet vermouth

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a chilled pint glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and stir well. Strain into an ice-filled coupe, pinch the orange twist over the drink and drop it in.

Contributed By Photo © Tina Rupp Published September 2011

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