This cocktail hails from one of my favorite Brooklyn bars, and appropriately enough appears in a new cocktail collection called Brooklyn Bartender. I love that this drink not only contains equal parts whiskey & Lillet, but also equal parts of 3 types of bitters. Score!
American Royal Zephyr
Damon Boelte, Grand Army; as printed in Brooklyn Bartender, by Carey Jones
1 oz bonded bourbon
1 oz Lillet rosé
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 dashes orange bitters
2 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
Combine all ingredients except Champagne in a mixing glass with ice. Stir until well chilled and strain into a coupe. Top with Champagne and garnish with a cherry.