Bartending/Cocktails/Eccentric Elmer

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Eccentric Elmer

Flavour sweet
Units 1
Standard drinks 1

The Eccentric Elmer is a relatively smooth bourbon cocktail, sweet with a hint of bitterness. Note that it is important to use cranberry cocktail, not cranberry juice. If cranberry cocktail is not available in your area, substitute cranberry juice and add 1 tbsp of superfine sugar to the drink before shaking.


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  • 1 oz bourbon
  • 1/2 oz triple sec
  • 3 oz cranberry cocktail
  • dash angostura bitters


  • Lime wedge


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  • Old-fashioned


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  1. Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice.
  2. Add bourbon, triple sec, bitters, and cranberry cocktail to shaker.
  3. Shake well.
  4. Put a few ice cubes into an old-fashioned glass.
  5. Strain cocktail into glass.
  6. Garnish with lime wedge.