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Add Bourbon to a Negroni, and You’ll Get the Seasonally Appropriate Boulevardier

Add Bourbon to a Negroni, and You’ll Get the Seasonally Appropriate Boulevardier

It’s amazing to me just how well the Negroni has exploded in popularity over the past decade. It seems like fifteen years ago, nobody had even heard of it, ten years ago it was a secret handshake among cocktail aficionados, and five years ago it was the hottest classic cocktail out there. And today, it seems as if there isn’t a drinker out there who isn’t a massive fan. Bourbon has also risen in popularity considerably during this time period, and so I’m always a little taken aback when I meet someone who hasn’t yet tried the Boulevardier. If you love bourbon, and you love a Negroni, there’s no drink you should love more; the Boulevardier is nothing more than a Negroni made with American whiskey. Originally specified with Canadian Club whiskey, it’s safe to say that the drink is improved upon by using something a touch more - shall we say, flavorful? You see, while Canadian Club was called for in many classic cocktails, to me it reads more as a common shorthand for…

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