Kentucky Buck
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About this Cocktail

Original creation by Erick Castro of Rickhouse, in San Francisco.

  • 3/4 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 strawberries (muddled)
  • 1/2 oz turbinado syrup
  • 2 oz Four Roses bourbon
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • Top with ginger beer
  • Lemon wheel garnish

Fill a Collins glass with ice and reserve. Put the lemon juice and 1 strawberry into a cocktail shaker and muddle thoroughly. Add ice, simple syrup, bourbon, and bitters and shake vigorously. Using a fine-mesh strainer, strain into the reserved glass and top with ginger beer. Finely slice the remaining strawberry, then use to garnish the cocktail along with the lemon wheel.


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