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Champagne Julep And Colonel Joe Ricky

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Anthony tastes more incredible drinks at the Capital File Magazine White House Press Correspondents' Dinner After Party in the second of this 3-part AOTD On The Road series!
Ingredients
  Champagne 4 Ounce
  Mint leaves 6
  Triple sec 1⁄4 Ounce
  Raspberries 3
  Blackberries 3
  White creme de menthe 1⁄4 Ounce (Raspberry Infused)
  Mint sprig 1 (For Garnish)
  Orange peel 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
  Bourbon 1 1⁄2 Ounce (Maker's Mark)
  Lime juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon (And Skin)
  Mineral water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (As Required)
  Ice 1 Teaspoon (As Required)
Directions

MAKING
1 For Champagne Julep, in a mixing glass, add the mint leaves along with triple sec.
2 Add in the berries and 1/4 oz of bourbon.
3 Using a pestle, gently muddle the ingredients at the bottom of the glass.
4 Add in the ice along with the remaining bourbon.
5 Using a cocktail stir, mix the drink well.
6 Top with raspberry infused creme de menthe.
7 Shake well to blend the ingredients.
8 Strain in to a champagne glass.
9 Gradually pour in the champagne or any sparkling wine of your choice.
10 For Colonel Joe Rickey, in a stem glass or goblet add the lime juice and the skin.
11 Pour in the bourbon.
12 Fill the glass with ice.
13 Top with mineral water to finish the drink.

SERVING
For Champagne Julep
14 Garnish with the sprig of mint and orange peel.
15 Flame orange zest on the glass as shown in the video.

For Colonel Joe Rickey
16 Add a cocktail stir to the glass and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Method: 
Mixing
Drink: 
Cocktail, Alcohol
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
1
This video shows two bourbon based cocktails- Champagne Julep and Colonel Joe Ricky. Both the drinks are native American cocktails and use Maker's Mark whiskey as the base. Try these out, you will be pleased with its flavors.

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5 Comments

foodpsychologist's picture
Wow ! Thanks for this Art of the Drink making. I like that Flame orange zest topping. Gives a truly caramelized fruity taste I suppose.
healthyeating's picture
Thanks chef for the art of drink making. I love to use mint sprigs as my topping in most of my drinks. I think here also it will go. What say ?
aparna.priya's picture
Lovely video! I always look for new ways of making cocktail and here it is. thanks :)
aparna.priya's picture
Hey Drinkart, I just wanted to drop in a line that this drink is amazing! On the eve of my hubby's b'day, I tried this and everyone loved it...Thanks :)
perceptiveeye's picture
Hey, this Art of the Drink making is just quite mesmerizing! The Flame orange zest topping gives it a fruity touch...thanks for introducing this one to us :)