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The Lion's Tail: A bourbon cocktail with the warmth of allspice and the brightness of lime. Great for mid-winter holidays.
The Lion's Tail
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
This warming bourbon-based cocktail features the dark notes of allspice and the bright zing of lime juice.
Course: Cocktails
Servings: 2 drinks
Author: Christine | Mid-Life Croissant
  • 4 ounces of bourbon
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce allspice dram
  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup
  • 2 dashes angostura bitters
  1. Combine in a cocktail shaker over ice.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Strain into two cocktail glasses.
  4. Garnish with lime.
Recipe Notes

Fun variations:

  • use a bitters soaked sugar cube instead of simple syrup and bitters
  • grate some nutmeg on top
  • try chocolate bitters in place of angostura