Friday, February 11, 2011

It's Friday! All Bourbonites Stand up! It's Bourbon!

It 's Bourbon!

We did not provide the recipe for Mint Julep. 
There are many other fabulous cocktails made with Bourbon as the main ingredient.
Here are a few of our picks…and these are all Bourbon, not Southern Comfort (not Bourbon) or any type of Whiskey.

Bourbon Milk Punch
2 oz Bourbon Milk Punch
3 oz half and half
1 tsp superfine sugar
4 tsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp grated nutmeg to garnish.
Shake all the ingredients with the ice cubes and strain into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with nutmeg on top.

Admiral Cannon
1 ½ oz Bourbon
1 tsp Maple syrup
½ oz Lemon Juice
1 oz White Rum
Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass.

1 oz Bourbon
1 oz amaretto
2 wedges of lime to garnish
Build bourbon and amaretto in an ice filled glass old fashioned glass.
Top with lime wedges. Pretty!

Louisville Cooler
2 oz Bourbon
1 oz orange juice
½ oz lime juice
1 tsp superfine sugar
Slice of orange garnish
Shake all ingredients with ice cubes and strain into an old fashioned glass over ice. Garnish with an orange juice.

Kentucky Apple
2-3 chunks of apple
½ oz elderflower cordial
11/2 oz bourbon
½ oz green apple liqueur
1/1/2 oz apple juice
Wedge of apple to garnish
Muddle apple and elderflower cordial. Shake with remaining ingredients. Strain over ice- ½ cubed, ½ crushed into a highball glass.
Garnish with an apple wedge.

American Sweetheart
1oz bourbon
1 oz Southern Comfort
Dash of dry vermouth
Splash of sweet and sour mix.
Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into a tumbler.

5 chunks of pineapple
1.2 orange peeled and quartered
1 tsp vanilla sugar
4 dashes of Angostura Bitters
11/2 oz bourbon
2 tsp lemon juice
Dash of Grand Marnier
Sprig of mint to garnish
Muddle fruit, sugar and bitters.Add bourbon. Fill ½ a highball glass with crushed ice.
Stir and top with fresh ice.
Float Grand Marnier on top and garnish with a mint sprig.

Wow! Can we say Caribbean breezes please!

Bourbon Collins
2 oz Bourbon
1 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz sugar syrup
Splash of soda water
Cherry and slice of orange to garnish.
Fill two thirds of a Collins glass with ice and pour ingredients over it. Garnish with a cherry and a slice of orange.

Always remember to drink responsibly!
Have a fantastic weekend!

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