Buck Hunter Cocktail

buck hunterThis recipe from our 2015 Bartender of the Year, Derek, Brown, might just be the perfect pitcher cocktail.

6 oz. bourbon
2 ¼ oz. fresh lemon juice
2 ¼ oz. ginger syrup
1 ½ oz. water
4 oz. sparkling water
3 dashes Angostura bitters
Tools: pitcher, large spoon
Glass: rocks
Garnish: lemon wheel

Add ingredients to a pitcher. Add ice, stir to chill, pour into glasses and garnish.

Derek Brown, Eat the Rich, Washington, DC