Amada • Philadelphia

All specialty cocktails at Amada are named after Pedro Almodóvar films. For the violent black comedy Matador, bartender Stephen Seibert created this easy-drinking bourbon refresher spiked with candied ginger and a flamed twist.

Slideshow: Bourbon Drinks

  • Servings: Makes 1 drink

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  • 2 thin fresh ginger slices
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce elderflower liqueur
  • 2 dashes of orange bitters
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled ginger ale
  • 1 orange twist, flamed
  • 1 candied ginger slice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh ginger with the lemon juice, liqueur and bitters. Add ice and the bourbon; shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Stir in the ginger ale. Garnish with the flamed twist and candied ginger.

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