Articles Tagged: Whiskey

Choosing Bourbon for Your Kentucky Derby Mint Julep

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With the Kentucky Derby coming up, thoughts are turning to the mint julep. This cocktail has been the signature drink of Churchill Downs since 1938, when they started serving the mint julep in souvenir glasses for 75 cents each.

If you don’t think the word “julep” sounds particularly Southern, you’re right. The cocktail, known as “julab,” originated in Arabia centuries ago. Eventually, it made its way to the US — with little changes along the … Read more

Louisville Cocktail

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Dress up your bourbon for Derby day!

Ingredients:
2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
½ part Lillet Rouge
½ part Lillet Blanc

Directions:
Combine ingredients and shake over ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a large orange twist.

Courtesy of Basil Hayden Bourbon.… Read more

Shot with a Beer Back

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With Tax Day upon us, we thought we’d keep it simple this week. Real easy. Just a shot and a beer. It’s a classic, for sure, designed to ease the pain of writing that check to Uncle Sam. Simply choose your spirit of choice (vodka, tequila, whiskey, fernet, Jägermiester or any of the many, many choices out there) and pair with your favorite beer. In bar lingo, they call this a “beer back.” Not sure … Read more

Irish Appletini

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Shamrock #3

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Shamrock #1

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J.J.’s Shamrock

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Irish Cow

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Morning with Leprechauns

Courtesy of Baileys Irish Cream.… Read more

Wild Irish Rose

Courtesy of Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey.… Read more

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