Proven Perfect


If you’re looking for a new whiskey cocktail and you like Manhattans, you want to check out Proven Perfect.  This recipe is a bourbon forward Manhattan inspired cocktail blended with Oolong tea.  






  • 2 ounce of high quality bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce Amère Nouvelle
  • 1/2 ounce Oolong tea-infused ruby port – see how to make it below
  • spoon of Fernet-Branca

How to prepare Oolong tea infused ruby port:

  • 8 ounce Loose-leaf oolong tea
  • 1–750 mL bottle Ruby port

Mix the ingredients in a bowl and let it sit for 15 minutes.  Strain and discard the tea

How to prepare The Proven Perfect Cocktail:

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir till it’s cold, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. For garnish, express the oils from the lemon peel over the drink and drop it into the glass.

Recipe by Allison Widdecombe