Articles Tagged: Bourbon Whiskey

Fire & Ice

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Fire & Ice is inspired by the struggle to defend the Iron Throne and the feuding families in Westeros.  Created by mixologist Joel Black, the cocktail combines spicy bourbon with the intense flavors lime juice, jalapeño and sweet pomegranate juice to create a dynamic fusion of fire and ice in every sip.  

Mix up some Fire and Ice while you enjoy the new season of Game of Thrones this Sunday night!!… Read more

Mexican Egg Nog

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Did you know December 24th isn’t just Christmas Eve? It is also National Egg Nog Day! Get your nog on with this one, two punch from Suaza!

Ingredients:
3 parts Egg Nog (homemade or store bought)
1 part Sauza Conmemorativo Tequila
1 part Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whisky
Cinnamon

Directions:
In a shaker filled with ice combine Egg Nog, Tequila and Bourbon. Shake to combine and serve chilled with a dash of cinnamon on top.

Courtesy … Read more

Spinning Driedel

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Basil Hayden’s Spinning Driedel
Created by Max Toste, Boston MA

Ingredients:
2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Whiskey
1 part Pomegranate Juice
1 tablespoon Fig Preserve
1 bar spoon Fresh Lemon Juice
2 dashes Angostura Aromatic Bitters

Preparation:
1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well.
2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
3. Garnish with a lemon peel.

Courtesy Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Whiskey… Read more

Grilled Quail with Maker’s Mark Glazed Turnips

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Created by Chef Brian Bistrong
Serves 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes. Cook Time: 15 minutes. Level: Easy.

Ingredients:
4 pieces semi-boneless quail
8 pieces baby turnips, peeled and sliced thinly into rounds
4 pieces scallions, white and green, sliced into 1” pieces
2 tablespoons Maker’s Mark®
2 teaspoons butter
1/3 cup strong chicken stock
Salt and pepper
Zest of ½ lemon
Vegetable oil

Directions:
    1.    Pat the quail dry with a paper towel and then … Read more

Pomegranate Smash

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November is Pomegranate Month, wait how’d they get a whole month! Anyways, we do love pomegranates and Bourbon, who doesn’t? To satisfy our need to combine these two ingredients, the folks at Maker’s Mark came up with this tasty twist on the classic Whiskey Smash.

Pomegranate Smash

Ingredients:
2 parts Maker’s 46
1 part Pomegranate Juice
1/2 part honey
1/2 part fresh squeezed lemon juice
Garnish with pomegranate seeds
 
Directions:
Add all ingredients to a … Read more

Autumn Harvest

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Ingredients:
2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
3/4 parts Heering Cherry Liqueur
1 dash Fee Brothers Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters
2 parts Milk Stout Beer
Fresh nutmeg

Directions:
Combine Basil Hayden’s, cherry liqueur and bitters in a mixing glass.Add ice and shake.Roll in the milk stout beer. Strain into an old fashioned glass with ice. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg and cherry on top.

Created by Charles Joly. Courtesy Basil Hayden’s Bourbon.… Read more

Bloody Sunday

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This Halloween Basil Hayden’s teamed up with Daniel Hyatt, one of San Francisco’s top mixologists, to create the ultimate Halloween treat. Daniel’s Bloody Sunday combines zesty orange juice, the floral aromas of crème de violette, and Basil Hayden’s Bourbon to create an enchanting cocktail that is bursting with flavor.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
1/2 part orange juice
1/2 part grenadine
1 dash Peychaud’s Bitters
1 barspoon of Crème de Violette
1/2 vanilla … Read more

Wild Turkey 101 Proof Bourbon Review

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It’s the granddaddy of the Wild Turkeys, the Wild Turkey 101! Its big, bold and badass. When fern bars reigned supreme during the 1970s and 1980s, Wild Turkey was one of the few distilleries to continue bottling at 101 Proof. It refused to compromise and continued its proud tradition of making Bourbon for Bourbon aficionados. For some reason, I don’t see Wild Turkey being popular in fern bars anyway; it clashes with the white wine … Read more

Kirkland Premium Small Batch Bourbon, Aged 7 Years Review

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On a recent outing to Costco, we ran across a new item, the Kirkland Premium Small Batch Bourbon. You might be thinking, really, Costco is making bourbon now? Well, Costco isn’t really making bourbon; they sourced it from one of the distilleries and private labelled it. Given the price at $19.99, I was game to try it. My husband and brother-in-law drink bourbon like it was 1818 (it’s almost a water substitute at my place, … Read more

Fancy Bourbon Punch

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Ingredients:
1 liter Maker’s Mark
1 cup granulated sugar
Peels of 3 lemons and 1 orange
Juice of peeled fruit
1 liter of strong tea (preferably green tea)
250 ml champagne (club soda can be used for a less fancy version)
Freshly grated nutmeg

Directions:
Combine sugar and citrus peels in the bottom of a punch bowl. Muddle together until sugar starts to clump together. Let sit for about 2 hours, (while not necessary, this … Read more

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