Makes 1 Cocktail
1½ oz. bourbon, such as Hudson Baby Bourbon
¾ oz. cane syrup
½ oz. fresh lime juice
½ oz. fresh or bottled beet juice
¼ oz. Esprit de June liqueur*
¼ tsp. cayenne
4 slices red bell pepper*
Mix bourbon, syrup, juices, liqueur, and cayenne in a shaker with ice; shake to chill. Strain into a rocks glass with ice; garnish with peppers.
* Indicates ingredients we omitted (and still came up with a delicious cocktail…)
Recipe from the October 2011 edition of Saveur Magazine (also available here).