Second Circle

Second Circle

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

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.

Second Circle
Developed for Scorpios, this port, bourbon, and maple syrup cocktail comes together with intense color, depth of flavor, and a bit of a bite.
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

  1. 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.