The Lion’s Tail is a rich, spicy, classic cocktail from back in the 1930s. A bit of an oddity, this cocktail is most definitely Bourbon based but otherwise has all the trappings of a Tiki drink with Lime Juice & Pimento Dram.
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
Lime zest twist
Adapted from a recipe that first appeared in Café Royal Cocktail Book. As it has Bourbon, it is assumed that it refers to ‘twisting the lion’s tail’ which was American slang at the time for provoking the British.