As an addition to our interview with Dustin Lawlor, head bartender at The Kitchen, here’s the recipe for his craft cocktail ‘Las Vegas Turnaround’. This bourbon-based drink with lemon, basil, and ginger ale is a refreshing cocktail with vibrant flavors that is guaranteed to satisfy!

Las Vegas Turnaround Cocktail

Las Vegas Turnaround Cocktail
1oz Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon Whiskey
1oz Ramazotti
.5oz Honey syrup (1 part honey to 1 part water)
.75oz fresh lemon juice
4 fresh basil leaves (torn)
3 dashes Fee Brothers Old Fashioned Bitters

Shake vigorously and strain over ice in a Collins glass, then top with:

Splash of Boylan’s Ginger Ale
Splash of soda water
Garnish with a fresh basil leaf

Thanks Dustin for the great interview and drink recipe!

Read Sirvo’s interview with Dustin Lawlor →