Remember Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory were an overzealous Violet Beauregarde chews some special gum resulting in her plumping up like a giant blueberry? Jamie Boudreau, from Canon Bar in Seattle uses a house-made blueberry preserves, and creates a delightful brunch cocktail that celebrates that most American of spirits, Bourbon Whiskey.
How to make the Beauregarde’s Breakfast Cocktail
1 1/2 oz (60ml) Bourbon Whiskey
1/2 oz (25 ml) Amaro Monte Negro
3/4 oz 8 (20ml) fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. blueberry preserves
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
Vigorously shake all ingredients with ice to ensure that the preserves are well combined. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Serve with blueberry pancakes.