Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Celebrate National Bourbon Day With Drink Recipes from Bluegrass Breweries

bourbon 300LEXINGTON, Ky. (6/14/13) – Looking for a tasty way to mix your favorite bourbon on National Bourbon Day? Check out some of these simple recipes to kick start your weekend. Who knows, you may not need a holiday to enjoy them.

Sidecar
•1 part bourbon
•½ part triple sec
•½ part lemon juice
•Lemon twist

Take lemon and moisten rim of highball glass. Sprinkle superfine sugar on rim of glass. Combine bourbon, triple sec, and lemon juice. Shake ingredients together with cracked ice. Strain into prepared highball glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Information provided by www.evanwilliams.com.

Apple Rock Bottom Blues
•1 part bourbon
•2 parts fresh pressed apple juice
•1 part fresh lemon sour

Build over ice in a tall glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Information provided by www.jimbeam.com.

The Old Fashioned
•1 1/3 oz. of bourbon
•½ oz. of apple cider
•3 leaves of sage
•1 pinch of saffron
•1 tsp. of brown sugar
•2 twists of orange
•1 tsp. of orange zest
•1 oz. of amaretto

Slice cherry from top to bottom five times around pit, and soak in a cup of Amaretto. Muddle cider, sage, saffron, brown sugar, orange twists and zest together in glass. Add bourbon and stir. Strain and serve over ice. Garnish with your Amaretto-soaked cherry.

Information provided by www.wildturkeybourbon.com.

Big Brunch Cocktail
•1 ½ ounces bourbon
•½ ounce blood orange liqueur
•½ cup orange juice
•1 orange slice
•Fresh mint leaves to taste, plus sprig for garnish

In a shaker, mix together bourbon, blood orange liqueur, orange juice, and mint leaves. Shake and pour over ice in a low glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint and an orange slice.

Information provided by www.knobcreek.com.

Cajun Kiss Manhattan
•1 oz. bourbon
•1 oz. chocolate liqueur
•1 oz. coffee liqueur
•Heavy shake of cayenne
•Heavy shake of cinnamon
•Heavy splash of half and half

Shake and strain into a cocktail glass rimmed with graham cracker crumbs.

Information provided by www.woodfordreserve.com.

David Gillum
SurfKY News

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 21, 2014 4554

Muhlenberg Task Force on Trail of Home…

in News by Wes Miller
August 17, 2014 4435

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 18, 2014 3997

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 20, 2014 3797

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 3717

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 20, 2014 3797

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 2643

Madisonville Man Charged for Shoplifting,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 20, 2014 1560

Dawson Springs Woman Arrested for Driving…

in Top Stories by SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 1440

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 20, 2014 1211

Theft at Pennyrile Park Apartments Leads…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 18, 2014 3717

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 3536

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 3440

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
August 19, 2014 2886

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 2779

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 17, 2014 4435

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 18, 2014 3997

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 3458

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 3252

'How Dry I Was'

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 19, 2014 2659

'Another One Bites the 'Duct'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06