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The first time I ever had a Lion’s Tail I thought it tasted like Christmas in a glass, and it immediately became my go-to libation of the holiday season. This classic cocktail offers up the perfect, winter warming combination of bourbon, citrus and spice that dances on the palate. We’ve played around with many twists on the original theme and are including recipes for the “classic” and “spice-lover’s” versions for you to enjoy.

One more?

True Allspice Dram is sometimes hard to find. If its not available in your area, or if you love a great infusion project, look for our DIY version coming soon.

Lion’s Tail Cocktail

Lion’s Tail Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce allspice dram
  • dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Serve in a chilled cocktail glass with a twist of lime.
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Grabbing the Lion by the Tail

Grabbing the Lion by the Tail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 ounce cinnamon simple syrup
  • Goodly dash of Cardamom Bitters

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Serve in a chilled cocktail glass with a twist of lime.
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 2 Comments

  1. Gary says:

    Please share the Allspice Dram DIY!

  2. kimberley says:

    Thanks for your interest, Gary. Allspice dram is in the queue…stay tuned!

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