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ELLE Cocktail: The Buffalo Soldier

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ELLE Cocktail: The Buffalo Soldier

In this delish drink, created by Danielle Tatarin of the Keefer Bar in Vancouver, down-home Kentucky bourbon (let’s face it, the trendiest liquor of the moment) gets an exotic kick from spicy ginger, tart tamarind and fresh lemon. It’s perfect for entertaining at home on the range—or wherever your home is.

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ELLE cocktail: The Buffalo Soldier

Buffalo Soldier: The ingredients

1 1/2 oz Buffalo Trace Bourbon 1/2 oz Ginger Syrup (1:1 cold dilution ginger juice and sugar) 1/4 oz Tamarind Syrup 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice Ginger root for garnish   10 steps to hosting a great party

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ELLE cocktail: The Buffalo Soldier

Step 2: Mix

Pour the ingredients into a shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously.   Happy hour: How to make the Malibu Twisted Pink

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ELLE cocktail: The Buffalo Soldier

Step 3: Prep

Fill glass with ice and ginger garnish. How to set up a champagne tower

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ELLE cocktail: The Buffalo Soldier

Step 4: Pour

Pour shaker contents into your glass. 4 stylish cocktails to enjoy

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ELLE cocktail: The Buffalo Soldier

Step 4: Drink

Enjoy!   Happy hour: How to make the Smirnoff Sorbet Pineapple Fizz

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ELLE cocktail: The Buffalo Soldier

Meet the Mixmaster

As a kid, Danielle Tatarin mixed drinks for her parents’ friends before she bartended in Edmonton and Australia and took off to travel Asia. She returned to Canada with a love of exotic ingredients and helped open the Keefer Bar in Vancouver’s Chinatown. Inspired by an apothecary, the Vancouver gem is a true “bartender’s bar.”   How to make the Watermelon Rosé spritzer

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