Blending the mellow flavor of Bulleit bourbon with rich black cherries and the complex flavor of charred citrus makes for a delightful new twist on a classic old style cocktail.
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2 ounces black cherry infused Bulleit bourbon
2 ounces black cherry juice
2 dashes cherry bitters
1 slice charred navel orange
2 bourbon soaked cherries
1 twist navel orange zest
How to Make It
Make the black cherry infused Bulleit bourbon:Combine 1 cup frozen defrosted dark sweet cherries and 1 cup Bulleit bourbon in a clean glass jar. Store in the refrigerator for 1 day and up to 2 months.
Grill the orange slices: Slice navel oranges into 1/4” thick slices. Place on hot grill for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until charred and fragrant.
Make the cocktail: Place a slice of charred orange in the bottom of an old fashioned cocktail glass. Top with 1 extra large ice cube. Combine 2 ounces cherry infused bourbon, cherry juice, cherry bitters and ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds and strain into prepared cocktail glass. Garnish with a pick of bourbon soaked cherries and charred orange wedges.
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