Mixed well, this cocktail brings a warm, robust flavor that’s more spicy than sweet. Perfect for slow-sipping at the end of an evening.
- 4 pitted cherries
- orange slice
- 1 1/2 ounces bourbon whiskey
- pinch cayenne pepper
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup*
- Muddle cherries and orange slice in a cocktail shaker.
- Add bourbon, shake, and strain over ice into a lowball glass.
*Simple syrup: 1 part sugar to 1 part boiling water.