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Distracted Cocktail


Distracted Cocktail

Distracted Cocktail

Photo Credit: © Colleen Graham
This is one of my favorite cocktails to slowly sip on when I'm distracted by an intense task (like writing or anything on the computer) and want a short, neat cocktail. It seems simple and against most bartending rules, but building the drink in a cocktail glass and adding a couple ice cubes chills the drink and slowly mixes as it becomes diluted. This allows you to enjoy a sip or two of the rich, freshly chilled mix and 40 minutes later you have a bourbon-y fruit juice.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Build the ingredients in a cocktail glass over two ice cubes.
  2. Add a few dashes of lemon bitters or garnish with a lemon twist.

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