Curbside Cocktails: Bogotá, The Andes Bourbon


Lead bartender Ricardo Torres makes a basil, blackberry elixir and bourbon cocktail using ingredients grown on site at Huerta Coctelería Artesanal, a green and sustainable bar in Colombia’s capital.

Andes Bourbon

(Huerta Coctelería Artesanal)

  • Sweet basil
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz blackberry elixir (basil & cinnamon-infused)
  • 1.5 oz bourbon
  • 3 dashes smoked pineapple bitters
  • Lemon peel aromatic

Garnish: white orchid
Glass: cocktail

*Blackberry elixir: 300 grams Andean blackberry, 100 grams basil, 50 grams cinnamon, 400 grams sugar, 400 ml water (cook, strain and add the water)

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