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Buffalo Trace Bourbon Smash

All three of Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans restaurants will be previewing the official cocktail of Boudin, Bourbon & Beer: the Buffalo Trace Bourbon Smash. Taste the cocktail during the November 13 event or make a batch at home and celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month in September. 

BuffaloTraceBourbonMash1 oz. Buffalo Trace Bourbon
3/4 oz. Grand Marnier
1/2 oz. Cherry Heering
1/2 oz. Falernum*
1 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
Satsuma or orange wheel for garnish

Muddle the citrus wedge in a cocktail shaker then add the remaining ingredients except the citrus wheel.  Add ice, shake and pour into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with the citrus wheel. 

NoteFalernum is a liqueur or syrup with a sweetened combination of flavors that include almond, ginger, clove, lime, vanilla and allspice.

Recipe and photo courtesy of Emeril Lagasse. 

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