September Is National Bourbon Heritage Month

In 2007 the U.S. Senate created National Bourbon Heritage Month. To be observed each September, the event celbrates Bourbon as America’s Native Spirit.

To Kick off the month, the folk at Wild Turkey Bourbon sent us their version of the classic Manhattan.
Wild Turkey Bourbon Manhattan

Wild Turkey Bourbon Manhattan 


1 parts Wild Turkey 101
1 ½ parts sweet vermouth
1 dash bitters


Stir well with cracked ice and strain into a Manhattan or chilled martini glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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  1. by Caroline on Crack » The Wine House’s BourBonQ Class: Bourbon Cocktails and BBQ, September 3rd, 2008 at 5:23 pm

    […] Oh my lawwwd, this sounds up my alley! The Wine House in West L.A. will be conducting a little something called BourBonQ where it will match a five-course gourmet barbecue menu with bourbon cocktails! And these scrumptious cocktails will be made by the likes of Knob Creek and Maker’s Mark (my faves) as well as Bookers, Bakers and Jim Beam. What a perfect way to celebrate September as National Bourbon Heritage month (yes, it’s an actual event): BBQ and lots o’ bourbon. […]