Salt Spring Kitchen Company Apple Fig Boulevardier Cocktail in a Lowball Glass with a jar of preserves

Apple Fig Boulevardier

A Perfect Fall and Winter Cocktail

Savour the season with this beautiful, bright, complex, sweetly warming cocktail. The natural sweetness of the Apple & Fig Spread complements the caramel notes of the bourbon. It also ties together the herbaceous, bitter complexity in the sweet vermouth and Campari. Enjoy with a variety of appetizers for a holiday cocktail party or curl up by the fire with a good book on a winter evening.

Serves: 1


  • 1 oz bourbon
  • 1 oz sweet vermouth
  • ½ oz Campari
  • 1 Tbsp Apple & Fig Spread


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, sweet vermouth, and Campari.
  2. Stir in the Apple & Fig Spread until well combined.
  3. Add ice to the shaker and shake for 15 seconds to chill the mixture thoroughly.
  4. Strain the cocktail into a lowball glass over one large ice cube.
  5. Serve immediately and enjoy!

About the Boulevardier Cocktail

The Boulevardier is a sophisticated, classic cocktail with a rich history dating back to the 1920s. It's akin to a Negroni but swaps out gin for bourbon or rye whiskey, lending it a warmer, more robust flavour. This cocktail balances the depth of whiskey, sweet vermouth's herbal sweetness, and Campari's distinctive bitter notes. Typically served on the rocks, the Boulevardier is admired for its complex mix of flavours, making it a favourite among those who enjoy a nuanced drink.

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