Boulevardier
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About this Cocktail

A classic but by no means standard. This is an Old Pal with sweet vermouth instead of the dry stuff. Some recipes say equal parts whiskey, Campari, and vermouth. I prefer the much less sweet 2:1:1.

Ingredients:
  • 1.5 oz. Rittenhouse rye
  • 3/4 oz. Campari
  • 3/4 oz. sweet vermouth
  • Orange peel garnish
Preparation:

Combine the first three ingredients into a mixing glass. Add ice, stir, and serve in a prepared coupe. Garnish with orange peel.

12 Comments
  • Peter Bodenheimer
    As delicious as it is difficult for me to pronounce correctly.
  • Ryan Gannon
    Somebody asked for this with three different pronunciations on Saturday night. His pronunciation got better with each drink...
  • Brandon Herring
    That's awesome.
  • Chuck Taggart
    At home we make a variation when we feel the need for more oomph: George T. Stagg for the bourbon, and float 1/4 oz of Smith & Cross. We call it a Boulevard des Rêves, because of its rather pronounced soporific effect (i.e., it'll put your ass to sleep).
  • Brandon Herring
    This is one more reason to get my hands on a bottle of Stagg.
  • Dani DeLuna
    Without ever looking at your recipe I made this exact version and added a couple drops of Scrappy's Aromatic bitters! Yum
  • Eric Mulch
    Any thoughts on adding a dash of orange bitters?
  • Brandon Herring
    Nothing wrong with that
  • Travis Heitman
    Barrel aging this one
  • T Kess
    One of my new favorites. I have a barrel aged version of this made with Wild Turkey 101 that'll be ready in about 2 weeks.
  • Cory McMahon
    I sometimes make a version of this using Cynar in place of sweet vermouth. So good..
  • Tim Rivard
    It's missing the absinth wash. It really makes the drink.

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