.5 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
1-2 bar spoons of maple butter
1 dash bitters (preferably Fee Brothers Whiskey Barrel-Aged Bitters)
Combine all the ingredients in a coffee mug and stir until the maple butter dissolves. Garnish with a lemon twist.
5. The Jefferson
"I created this drink for Bourbon Steak to have a 'house' Manhattan. Non-bourbon and bourbon drinkers alike love this cocktail. Smooth but boozy, this is great for the cold months but fantastic year round."
2 oz bourbon
.75 oz sweet vermouth
.5 oz crème de mûre (blackberry liqueur, NOT blackberry brandy)
1 dash bitters (preferably Fee Brothers Old Fashion Aromatic Bitters)
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.