American Beauty

Ingredients

  • Bourbon 1 12 oz.
  • Amaretto liqueur 0.15 oz.
  • Angostura bitters 0.06 oz.
  • Lime juice 0.35 oz.
  • Cherry 5 oz.
  • Bilberry 0.06 oz.
  • Blackberry 0.2 oz.
  • Honey 1 oz.
  • Cinnamon sticks 0.15 oz.
  • Lime leaves 2  
  • Red maraschino cherry 0.15 oz.
  • Crushed ice 7 oz.
  • Ice cubes 7 oz.

Directions

  1. Fill a sling glass to the top with crushed ice
  2. Place 30 finely chopped and pitted cherries, a cinnamon stick and 1 oz of honey into a milk pitcher
  3. Stew on low heat to get the same consistency
  4. Turn off heat, add 0.15 oz of amaretto liqueur, a lime leaf and stir gently
  5. Pour 2.5 oz of freshly made cherry syrup 0.35 oz of lime juice and 1.5 oz of bourbon into the shaker
  6. Add 2 dashes of angostura bitters
  7. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake
  8. Strain into the sling glass
  9. Top up with crushed ice
  10. Garnish with a lime leaf, a blueberry, a blackberry, and a maraschino cherry