Beet It Cocktail

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).

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