Boxcar

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Sour Mix:
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup, recipe follows
  • Boxcar:
  • 1 1/2 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • Granulated sugar, for rimming the glass
  • Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
Directions
Boxcar:
  • For the sour mix: Stir together the lemon juice and Simple Syrup in a glass.

  • For the boxcar: Pour the bourbon into a cocktail shaker. Add the triple sec and 1 ounce of the sour mix. Shake for 8 to 10 seconds. Wet the rim of a cocktail glass by rubbing it with the lemon wedge. Roll the rim of the glass in sugar to coat. Strain the shaker into the sugar-rimmed glass. This cocktail can be served straight up or on the rocks.

Simple Syrup:
  • Put the sugar and water in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. (Alternatively, heat in the microwave.) Store in a sealed container in the refrigerator.


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