Hand-Selected Recipes and Stories Straight to Your Inbox

Seelbach Cocktail

Seelbach Cocktail

Serves: 1

Hands On Time: 

Total Time: 


Ice cubes
1 1/2 ounces bourbon
1/2 ounce Cointreau
7 dashes angostura bitters
7 dashes Peychaud's bitters
Sparkling wine
Lemon twist


Place the ice in a mixing glass and top with the bourbon, Cointreau and both bitters. Stir the drink until cold and strain into a flute glass. Top with sparkling wine and the lemon twist. Serve immediately.

About the recipe

This cocktail was made famous by the Seelbach Hotel in Louisville, KY, where the drink was invented. We prefer to use prosecco in this recipe, but you can use any sparkling white wine you like. You will need a mixing glass, bar boon, strainer and flute glass for this recipe.