Bourbon Negroni

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Courtesy of Marcus Samuelsson

INGREDIENT

  • 4.25 Cups bourbon
  • 1 oz. Campari
  • 1 oz. Sweet vermouth
  • 2 Figs, seeded and sliced
  • 2 Pears, seeded and sliced
  • 1 Vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • Orange slice for garnish

Directions

For the infused bourbon: Combine the bourbon, figs, pears and vanilla bean seeds and pod in an airtight container. Let infuse in the refrigerator for at least 2 weeks but no more than 3 weeks. Strain.

For the cocktail: Combine 2 ounces of the infused bourbon, Campari and sweet vermouth in a mixing glass. Stir for 90 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a slice of orange.