This riff on a 19th-century classic matches bourbon’s subtle softness to rye’s bright spice.
1 oz. bourbon
1 oz. rye whiskey
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
½ oz. orgeat
Tools: shaker, strainer
Shake the ingredients with ice to chill, then strain into a chilled coupe.
Jim Kearns, Slowly Shirley, New York City
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