The Dewberry Hotel’s Panic Button

places-dewberry bar-panic button2-crdt olivia rae jamesFresh lemon juice adds the perfect bright pop to this bold cocktail from the Living Room Bar at Charleston’s Dewberry Hotel.

1½ oz. bourbon
¾ oz. Averna
½ oz. Campari
½ oz. Heering cherry liqueur
¼ oz. fresh lemon juice
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: cocktail
Garnish: large ball or cube of ice

Shake all the ingredients with ice to chill, then strain into a glass holding a single large ball or cube of ice.

Ryan Casey, The Dewberry Hotel, Charleston