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Creole Night



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Posted July 9, 2013 by


Creole Night Bourbon Cocktail

The flavor of New Orleans. Serve this cocktail before a Creole meal of Jambalaya with shrimp and andouille sausage.


1 1/2 oz. bourbon of your choice

3/4 oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice

*3/4 oz. smoked paprika simple syrup

3 basil leaves

3 dashes Peychaud bitters


Muddle the basil and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker.

Add the rest of the ingredients with ice. Shake vigorously

Strain into a chilled champagne saucer.


* To make the smoked paprika simple syrup combine:

1 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

1 Tablespoon of smoked paprika

Simmer in a small saucepan for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Let cool and strain into a mason jar.

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