Drink Recipes Description

At The Oakroom in Louisville, where Al Capone regularly played poker in the 1920s, the bartenders use bourbon from Buffalo Trace Distillery in nearby Frankfort, Kentucky.

Ingredients

  1. 4 basil leaves
  2. 1 teaspoon aged balsamic vinegar
  3. 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  4. Ice
  5. 1 1/2 ounces bourbon
  6. 1 1/2 ounces chilled ginger ale
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle 3 of the basil leaves with the vinegar and Simple Syrup. Add ice and the bourbon and shake well. Strain the drink into an ice-filled rocks glass, stir in the ginger ale and garnish with the remaining basil leaf.