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.
Beauregarde’s Breakfast Cocktail
45 ml (1 1/2 oz) Bourbon Whiskey
25 ml (1/2 oz) Amaro Monte Negro
20 ml (3/4 oz) 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.