The Alpine Rabbit

Bourbon and Carrot Juice Cocktail
The Alpine Rabbit
Fresh carrot juice, bourbon, and a sweet, slightly bitter walnut liqueur combine in this drinkable twist on carrot cake.Cory Baldwin

Fresh carrot juice, bourbon, and a sweet, slightly bitter walnut liqueur combine for a drinkable twist on carrot cake. We like using Demerara sugar, which has a mild molasses flavor, to make the simple syrup.

The Alpine Rabbit
Fresh carrot juice, bourbon, and a sweet, slightly bitter walnut liqueur combine for a drinkable twist on carrot cake.
Yield: makes One Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. bourbon
  • 34 oz. carrot juice
  • 12 oz. lemon juice
  • 12 oz. walnut liqueur such as Nux Alpina
  • 12 oz. Demerara simple syrup
  • pinch of fleur de sel, Maldon, or other flaky sea salt
  • Strip of orange zest, lemon zest, or a thin slice of fresh ginger, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with orange zest, lemon zest, or ginger, if you like.