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Boulevardier

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Posted: 07/17/21

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A variation of the Negroni, the Boulevardier swaps bourbon for gin and has no trouble holding its own. While the swap of spirits is simple, the flavor of this cocktail is anything but! Combining a good dose of bourbon with sweet vermouth and Campari, the exclusive bond of sweet and bitter will take you right to Paris in the 1920s. This recipe is perfect for autumn or winter evenings and will warm you right up!

glass of boulevardier cocktail with ice and orange garnish

With only three ingredients, you’ll waste no time getting to enjoy this rich and sophisticated cocktail on a chilly evening. The “bittersweet” bond of the Boulevardier will make you feel like you’re at your very own speakeasy!

Boulevardier Ingredients

With just three simple ingredients and very simple preparation, you’ll be able to enjoy all the Boulevardier has to offer in no time. Using good quality ingredients does aid in the success and enjoyment of this cocktail! The ingredients are:

  • Bourbon
  • Sweet Vermouth
  • Campari
  • Orange garnish optional
two glasses of boulevardier with ice and orange garnish

How to Make a Boulevardier Cocktail

  1. Fill a mixing glass with ice
  2. Combine a good dose of quality bourbon, Campari and sweet vermouth into mixing glass
  3. Gently stir and strain into a glass filled with ice
  4. Garnish with an orange peel or twist and enjoy!
boulevardier recipe ingredients in glass with ice and orange garnish

How to Serve

The Boulevardier cocktail is commonly served in a small glass tumbler or rocks glass. It is served on the rocks or over ice and garnished with the peel of an orange or an orange twist.

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glass of boulevardier cocktail with ice and orange garnish
glass of boulevardier cocktail with ice and orange garnish
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Boulevardier

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Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
The Boulevardier combines a good dose of bourbon with sweet vermouth and Campari, yielding an exclusive bond of sweet and bitter.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce Campari
  • 1 1/2 ounce bourbon
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth

Instructions

  • Fill a mixing glasss with ice
  • Pour all ingrediants into mixing glass and stir
  • Strain into glass, garnish and enjoy
Author: Nathan Longley
Course: Drinks
glass of boulevardier cocktail with ice and orange garnish

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Nathan Longley has been his wife’s personal bar tender for as long as he can remember. While he most often enjoys a cold beer, he is known to love our vodka gimlet.

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