Signature
Matthew Kelly / Supercall

Bourbon • Sour
The Cascabel

Inspired by the Rattlesnake (a classic whiskey drink from the Savoy Cocktail Book), this cocktail from B.S Taqueria in Los Angeles is a smoky, spicy, frothy mix of maple syrup, bourbon, lemon juice, egg whites and Ancho Reyes (a chile liqueur). A few drops of Peychaud’s bitters dashed on top play up the spice and tame the maple syrup’s sweetness.

The Essentials

Bourbon
Maple Syrup
Shaker
Strainer
The Details
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Ingredients

1.5 oz Bourbon
0.5 oz Ancho Reyes Ancho Chile Liqueur
1 oz Lemon Juice
0.75 0z Maple Syrup
1 oz egg whites
3 dashes Peychaud’s bitters

Method

  • Combine all of the ingredients, save for the bitters, in a cocktail shaker and shake without ice for five seconds.  
  • Add ice and shake vigorously for 10 seconds.  
  • Fine strain into the cocktail glass of your choice.
  • Garnish with Peychaud's bitters by dashing three dots into the egg-foam so that they form a triangle. Using a toothpick, swirl the bitters into the egg white.
intermediate
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