Seelbach

The Seelbach

See the RecipeTodd Coleman

The eponymous Louisville hotel has been serving this drink since 1917. This recipe first appeared in our October 2011 issue, along with Rebecca Barry's article Whiskey Rebellion.

Seelbach
The eponymous Louisville hotel has been serving this bourbon drink since 1917.
Yield: makes 1 COCKTAIL

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. bourbon, like Berkshire
  • 12 oz. Cointreau
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 3 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • Champagne, to fill glass
  • Orange peel twist, to garnish

Instructions

  1. Mix bourbon, Cointreau, and both bitters in a shaker with ice; stir to chill. Strain into a flute. Fill with champagne; garnish with twist.