The Taproot Recipe

The Taproot Recipe

[Photograph: Autumn Giles]

Although this drink is served over ice, it still packs a toasty punch thanks to the layers of warm flavors from the Bulleit Bourbon and Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth.

No juicer? Alas, me either. I had no problem getting a small cup of beet juice from the my local health food store.

  • Yield:makes 2 cocktails
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce beet juice
  • 1 ounce carrot juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 ounces Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
  • 3 ounces Bulleit Bourbon

Directions

  1. 1.

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the beet juice, carrot juice, balsamic vinegar, Carpano Antica, and bourbon. Shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain evenly into 2 ice-filled cocktail glasses and serve.