Category: Recipe

The Perfect Manhattan

Perfect? That can be a tough one to nail down but in our eyes this recipe is as good as it gets for the Manhattan. We are not bartenders but can make a decent cocktail at home and have learned over the years that it’s best not to overthink the drink. Try this simple recipe […]

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Bourbon & Ginger Cocktail

The Bourbon & Ginger cocktail is a perfect combination of sweet and spicy. This cocktail begins with a simple homemade ginger syrup and will be a favorite for all of those who favor the sweet and spicy flavors of a good ginger ale. To begin this cocktail you are going to want to prepare your […]

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Maple Old Fashioned Recipe

It’s Fall and the chilly weather brings a desire to have seasonal flavors. Maple syrup has always been a staple this time of year and adds great flavor to cocktails. This year try the Maple Old Fashioned, it’s easy to make and perfect for fall. Cheers! INGREDIENTS 1/2 ounce Maple Syrup 2 ounces bourbon of choice […]

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Grilled Watermelon Cooler

1/4 cup grilled watermelon 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce fresh lemon juice 1 ounce local honey 2-3 dashes angostura bitters 1/2 cup ice Slice seedless watermelon into 1/4 in. triangular shaped slices. Place the watermelon pieces on grill and cook on each side until you have noticeable grill marks. Remove the watermelon from the grill and allow it to […]

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Cinco De Mayo Cocktail Recipes

In honor of Cinco De Mayo our friends at Corralejo Tequila sent us a few samples to try. Since we are far from tequila experts we didn’t write a review. Instead we wanted to share some cocktail recipes featuring the tequilas they sent us. These recipes use either the Corralejo Reposado or the Corralejo Blanco expressions […]

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Two Mint Julep Recipes That Will Impress Any Cocktail Enthusiasts

Today we have two Mint Julep recipes from Marlon Hall that will be perfect the Kentucky Derby this weekend. One is a classic and one is  Marlon’s own unique recipe. In honor of the Whiskey of the Month we’re using Woodford Reserve in these recipes.  Be sure to visit Marlon’s great blog by clicking here. Mint Julep […]

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Malt Julep Recipe

The Kentucky Derby is around the corner and we’ve got whisky cocktails on our mind – Old Fashioneds, Manhattans, Sours, and of course, the doll of the derby, the Mint Julep. And while your first thought for the base of a mouthwatering Mint Julep may be to reach for bourbon, Glenfiddich Brand Ambassador Struan Ralph […]

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Bourbon Collins Recipe

2 oz. bourbon 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon simple syrup 5 – 6 oz. club soda 1 orange wheel, for garnish Pour the bourbon, lemon juice, and simple syrup into a shaker two-thirds full of ice cubes. Shake well. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Add the club soda. Stir briefly. Add the […]

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Hearty Brunswick Stew Recipe

Looking for ways to stay warm this time of year? What better way than a Hearty Brunswick Stew. Our recipe calls for a fair amount of bourbon which adds a unique taste and extra warmth. Enjoy! 1/2 pound butter 3 cups (2 large) diced sweet onions 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper […]

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Four Roses Cider Recipe

2 parts apple cider 1 part Four Roses Yellow Label 5-7 Cinnamon Sticks Mix ingredients in a crock pot on low for 2½ hours before your guests are arriving. Serve in a coffee mug with a cinnamon stick for garnish.

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