The Back Porch Swizzle cocktail is one of the most popular cocktails around the holidays. It’s the perfect drink to sip while sitting on a back porch, enjoying the cool breeze. The popularity of this drink over time seems to be why bartenders now know it as a Back Porch Swizzle instead of by its original name, which was “Swizzler”.
It is a classic cocktail that has been around for generations, but its origins are unknown. It is said that the recipe was found in an old cookbook. The drink has become popular during the holidays because of its easy-to-make ingredients and delicious taste. It is a unique process combining ingredients and equipment to make an ice-cold cocktail.
1 ½ ounce Bourbon whiskey
½ ounce Dry Vermouth
1 ounce Pineapple Juice
1 ounce Ginger beer
Fresh mint sprig
1. Pour first four ingredients in crushed ice-filled highball glass.
2. With barspoon between your palms, move hands back and forth and up and down to quickly rotate and lift spoon, until glass is frosted.
3. Float Chartreuse on top, and garnish with mint.
4. Serve in a Highball Glass.
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