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History Lesson: The Boulevardier

March 19, 2014


The Boulevardier is one of the most timeless Negroni variations, and it actually predates its gin-fueled cousin. In fact, you can thank Prohibition for its creation, back when it was the signature drink of Erskine Gwynne, expatriate writer, socialite and nephew of railroad tycoon Alfred Vanderbilt. Want to learn more about this mix of bourbon, Campari and vermouth? Click here to get the scoop from cocktail historian Ted Haigh.