Fashionable Prune Cocktail

This is a take on the classic old-fashioned. Bourbon’s flavors are highlighted by prune juice and acidity from Balsamic vinegar. Libations provided by Prohibition Spirits.


  • 2 oz. Hooker’ House Bourbon
  • 1 oz. Prune juice
  • ¼ oz. Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Basil leaves
  • 3 Dashes cherry bitters


Muddle one basil leaf in a cocktail shaker. Add remaining ingredients and ice. shake, and strain into a Coupe glass with an oversized ice cube. Garnish with an orange-infused, basil-wrapped prune.

Pair with this Spice Cake with Chocolate Mousse to bring out the notes of cacao and toasted oak.