In memory of Jim Morrison’s stay at the historic Pontchartrain Hotel in New Orleans (and his affinity for whiskey), Benton Bourgeois of the hotel’s Hot Tin bar offers this take on a classic Moscow Mule with bourbon and local Peychaud’s Aperitivo.
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4 ounces ginger beer
1 1/2 ounces bourbon
1/2 ounce Peychaud’s Aperitivo or Aperol
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
One 3-inch strip of orange zest, for garnish
How to Make It
Fill a copper mug with ice, then add the ginger beer, bourbon, Peychaud’s Aperitivo and lime juice; stir well. Garnish with the strip of orange zest and serve immediately.
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