Besties, Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark would grab cocktails after work while Alie was a staff writer for the LA Times (she covered nightlife and events), and Georgia was a part-time blogger and full-time (not-so-happy) receptionist. One day, they concocted a fictitious cocktail called a McNuggetini, and made a how-to video for it. The McNuggetini went viral and their adventure began.
The girls created two seasons of Drinks with Alie & Georgia with the Food Network. There were a total of 24 episodes of oddly creative cocktails, 12-year-old-boy humor and at times, there was fire.
They’re now on the Cooking Channel’s Unique Sweets, have appeared in several TV specials, and launched their new online Web series called Classy Ladies with Alie & Georgia.
This time, the dynamic duo of Alie and Georgia has worked with Licor 43, a smooth Spanish liquer, to come up with their mouth-watering recipe for “Cherry Bourbon,” a drink so perfect for the chilly nights of the Winter season.
Licor 43 Cherry Bourbon
2 oz. bourbon
3/4 oz. Licor 43
3 dashes cherry bitters
1. Add all ingredients to a glass and stir with ice for 15-30 seconds.
2. Strain into a glass with a large, fresh ice cube and garnish with a Luxardo cherry.
3. Toast to vanilla-cherry winter warmth, over ice.
Licor 43 is a smooth Spanish liquer with a history that dates back to the time of the Romans.
Its name is derived from the basic ingredients from which it is made, principally herbs, fruit and citrus carefully selected from the Mediterranean basin.
Crafted according to a secret formula protected dearly by a select few, this delightful concoction is exceptionally unique, exhibiting a flavor profile unmatched by any other liquer in the world.