Sometimes you just want a cocktail that lets the flavors do all the heavy lifting. Austin bartender Will Reynolds demonstrates how delightfully easy it is to make a drink called the Velvet Rut in the seventh episode of Old Forester's Cocktail Chronicles.
Seek out these enticing ingredients, then follow Reynolds' lead in the video. We promise that even the most amateur bartenders can handle this one.
Yields 1 drink
1.5 ounces Old Forester Bourbon Whisky infused with banana and cinnamon
.75 ounce Velvet Falernum (an alcoholic syrup with flavors of lime, almond, vanilla, ginger, and clove)
2 dashes of Abbott’s Bitters
Add the bourbon, Velvet Falernum, and bitters to a glass. Add large format ice cube and stir.
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