Van Damme
Saved by 62 People
About this Cocktail

An original. Spawned from a gentleman who loved bitter-heavy rye cocktails and anything with a bad ass name. In fact name was more important than cocktail. To accommodate, I designed this fun, boozy, black manhattan twist with the most bad ass name I could think of.

  • 2oz bourbon (Old Grand-Dad)
  • .5oz Cynar
  • .5oz Yellow Chartreuse
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's

Stir, strain into an old fashioned glass with 1 large cube and an orange twist garnish.

  • A.J.  Lawrence
    Probably got rid of the tough guy profile, but I added a touch of strawberry simple syrup and it was heaven.
  • T Read Richards
  • John Stoj
    Shhh... I added a bit of Petite Canne too. I think a sweeter bourbon like Makers might do well in this drink.
  • David Gillies
    I find it sweet enough with bulleit bourbon. Thanks for the recipe.
  • T Read Richards
    Yeah, David! Love me some Bulleit in this (or any other) drink! Thanks for the feedback!

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