Bufala Negra

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The Oakroom * Louisville, KYAt The Oakroom, where Al Capone regularly played poker in the 1920s, the bartenders use bourbon from Buffalo Trace Distillery in nearby Frankfort, Kentucky.Plus: Pairing Kendall-Jackson Wines with Kentucky CookingPlus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

Bufala Negra
Photo: © Wendell T. Webber
Yield:
1 drink

Ingredients

  • 4 basil leaves

  • 1 teaspoon aged balsamic vinegar

  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup

  • Ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon

  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled ginger ale

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle 3 of the basil leaves with the vinegar and Simple Syrup. Add ice and the bourbon and shake well. Strain the drink into an ice-filled rocks glass, stir in the ginger ale and garnish with the remaining basil leaf.

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