This cocktail tweak is from Gaz Regan’s Joy of Mixology from Dan Gregory of Hobart’s Evolve Cocktail Bar
The Bijou cocktail is one that’s been around since at least 1900 (and likely earlier); almost consigned to history after Prohibition, the Bijou cocktail has found favour amongst bartenders thanks to its complex, herbal, and full-flavoured profile. It’s not a drink for the faint-hearted.
What is it that propels a drink from the hands of one bartender in one bar, to becoming a bartender favourite in bars across the globe? This London Calling recipe provides some clues.