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