Bourbon Renewal

The Bourbon Renewal is one of the most popular cocktails on the menu of Clyde Common in Portland, Oregon. It combines bourbon, cassis, bitters, lemon, and gomme syrup for some extra body.

1½ oz. bourbon
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. creme de cassis
2 tsp. gomme syrup
1 dash Angostura bitters
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: Old Fashioned
Combine ingredients with ice in a shaker and shake to chill. Strain into and ice-filled glass.

Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Clyde Common, Portland, Oregon