A New Cocktail to Welcome Spring

With Spring right around the corner we can stop drinking mulled wine and move onto colder, more refreshing beverages. We’ve just tried mixing up a Boulevardier which stars a whiskey we hadn’t tried before.

Master distiller Jimmy Russell and his son Eddie have combined over 80 years experience in the industry to create a benchmark in small batch bourbon. Russell’s Reserve has all the class and pedigree of a fine malt American whiskey. Their 10 year old Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey is the star of this cocktail.

And so… the Boulevardier


  • 30mL Russell’s Reserve
  • 30mL 1757 Cinzano Rosso
  • 30mL Campari
  • An Orange

Method: Add ingredients into mixing glass (if you don’t have one, use a coffee travel mug, works a treat!) with ice. Stir well to desired temperature and dilution, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass (or scotch glass). Express some essential oils from an orange zest and use it as a garnish.

It’s a very simple cocktail, and that means more time to chat to your mates and enjoy a drink together.


Living in Sydney his entire life, Geoff has always had a close eye on technology. Through school and immediately after, tech held his focus. Attending University later in life, Geoff began his IT career immediately after leaving high school and has been in the industry ever since. In his spare time he launched a YouTube channel focused on consumer tech that had millions of views. This led to work on community radio talking tech every week and has now stepped him into the studios of 2GB / 4BC every Saturday helping people with tech problems and reviewing the latest gadgets.

When Geoff is looking away from the screen he can be found holding a glass of red wine, spending time with friends and/or watching the Formula 1.

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