Second Circle

by0| PUBLISHED Oct 25, 2013 1:28 AM
Second Circle
Port, bourbon, and maple syrup come together in this cocktail, which has an intense color, depth of flavor, and a bit of a bite. Laura Sant
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Port, bourbon, and maple syrup come together in a cocktail with intense color, depth of flavor, and a bit of a bite. Astrologer/bartender Patricia Clark Hippolyte developed the drink especially for Scorpios as part of our Mixstrology series.

Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. ruby port
  • 1 tsp. maple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 3 Luxardo cherries for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Combine bourbon, port, syrup, and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled champagne coupe; garnish with cherries, preferably pierced by a plastic sword.