Shake Bourbon, Grand Marinier, and bitters over ice. Strain into martini glass.
Garnish with cherry and candied orange twist
*To make Smoke Cherry: Soak the cherries in Dry Vermouth and Four Roses Bourbon for a week and then smoke a in the smoker with cherry wood for 5 hours.
This drink was created by Avalon’s Ryan Cohee, winner of the recent Holiday Bourbon Battle in Louisville, Kentucky where mixologists bartenders from Highlands-area restaurants & bars competed in during recent Four Roses 2nd annual Holiday Bourbon Battle in Louisville, Kentucky
The public decided the best holiday bourbon cocktail. Flaming Pyroses,” a drink featuring Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon, Grand Marnier, flaming candied orange peel, smoked Kentucky cherries and orange bitters.
A total of 14 restaurants & bars along Bardstown Road and Baxter Avenue in Louisville featured specialty Four Roses holiday cocktails the week of Bardstown Road Aglow. It marked the second year for the contest and the third year Four Roses was title sponsor of Bardstown Road Aglow.
More than 800 votes were submitted via text message, email and Facebook from Nov. 19 through Dec. 4.