This dark, rich cocktail from Charleston mixologist Ryan Casey tastes uncannily like root beer. Casey, a fan of Wes Anderson movies, named the drink after Owen Wilson’s man-child character in The Royal Tenenbaums. “It’s a grown-up play on something familiar to us when we were kids,” he says.
Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
1 1/2 ounces bourbon, preferably Old Forester
1 ounce Averna amaro
1/2 ounce Art in the Age root liqueur
Dash of chocolate bitters
1 orange twist, for garnish
How to Make It
In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, amaro, root liqueur and bitters. Fill the shaker with ice, shake vigorously for 30 seconds and strain into a chilled coupe. Pinch the orange twist over the drink and add to the glass.
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