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
1oz Four Roses Yellow Label Bourbon Whiskey
.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!