Stir ingredients together in a mixing glass filled with ice, strain into either a stemmed cocktail glass or a rocks glass with ice, to preference. "The Boulevardier was created in … 2 ounces rye or bourbon; 1 ounces Campari; 1 ounce sweet vermouth (I love a half and half mixture of Cinzano Rosso and Carpano Antica Formula). The Boulevardier and the Negroni are extremely similar. Garnish with a twist of lemon zest. Boulevardier Cocktail History. He ran a literary magazine called, “The Boulevardier,” and as the story goes, this cocktail was his favorite. Boulevardier definition is - a frequenter of the Parisian boulevards; broadly : man-about-town. Drink in History: Boulevardier. The Boulevardier.

They're cousins, born from the same blood, but raised in different households. Smoky, strong, and bittersweet, the Boulevardier is probably the best cocktail to cozy up to on a chilly winter’s evening. Its name is widely attributed to Erskine Gwynne, an American writer living in Paris. The classic Boulevardier cocktail (pronounced bool-ah-var-dee-a) was crafted in the 1920s during prohibition. Posted on November 26, 2014 by Nicole DiGiose. History of the Boulevardier The Boulevardier’s origins are simple enough, though taking a bit of a circuitous journey to explore its roots is a worthwhile endeavour. Did You Know? The drink makes its first known appearance in the 1927 book Barflies and Cocktails from Harry McElhone, the raconteur proprietor of Harry’s New York Bar in Paris.