bourbon recipes

John Collins Recipe

John Collins

2 oz. bourbon

1 oz. fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon sugar

3 oz. club soda

1 maraschino cherry

1 orange slice

In a shaker filled with ice, combine bourbon, lemon juice, and sugar. Shake for 15 seconds. Strain in collins glass 3/4 full with ice cubes and add the club soda. Stir and garnish with the cherry and orange slice.

Here is a variation to this recipe from Marlon Hall.

1 1/2 oz Maker’s Mark
3/4 oz Laird’s apple brandy
1/2 fresh lemon juice
Fever tree Club Soda

Shake all ingredients except soda and strain over ice into Collins glass. Top with soda.

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Suffering Bastard Recipe

Suffering Bastard

1 oz. bourbon

1 oz. gin

1 oz. fresh lime juice

1 dash Angostura bitters

1 oz. grenadine

4 oz. chilled ginger ale

Pour ingredients into an old fashioned glass and top with ginger ale. Garnish with mint and orange slice.

We have an update on this recipe, Natalie from Beautiful Booze made this Suffering Bastard recipe and was nice enough to share a photo with us. She makes this drink look absolutely incredible. Be sure to check out Natalie’s website she has some amazing recipes. Special thanks to Natalie for making the recipe, sharing the photos, and mentioning us on her site. Click on the photo below to view more photos on her site.

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