By Joy Perrine, Susan Reigler
Curiosity in bourbon, America's local spirit and a beverage virtually completely distilled in Kentucky, hasn't ever been better. thank you partially to the final acclaim for cocktails and the selling efforts of the bourbon undefined, there are extra manufacturers of bourbon and extra bourbon drinkers than ever before.
In The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book, pleasure Perrine and Susan Reigler supply a reader-friendly instruction manual that includes greater than a hundred recipes together with seasonal beverages, after-dinner bourbon cocktails, Derby cocktails, or even medicinal toddies. The book's creation explains how using particular spirits and constituents, glassware, and exact concepts, similar to muddling and infusions, accentuates the original taste of bourbon. a lot of the ebook is dedicated to recipes and directions for the pro or at-home bartender, from vintage beverages corresponding to the big apple and the Mint Julep to beverages for precise events, together with the sweet Cane, Pumpkin Eggnog, and Kentucky Bourbon Sparkler. The authors entire the paintings with steered appetizer pairings, a thesaurus of phrases, and a bibliography of bourbon-related books.
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1 half spice-infused Woodford Reserve 1 half Tuaca 1 half cranberry juice The Spiceberry with starfruit garnish in a tall glass. mix, shake over ice, and pressure right into a chilled glass. Garnish with part an orange slice and 3 clean cranberries on a choose. Joy’s Award-Winning Bourbon Cocktails 37 T R OPIC A L E (Woodford Reserve Infusion Contest, 2007. 3rd position) whilst I style Woodford Reserve, i am getting tricks of pineapple, coconut, brown sugar, and spice, so i presumed i'll make a tropical cocktail with the bourbon. it really works chilled (without ice), over ice, by way of the pitcher, or perhaps as a scorching drink. (Heat in basic terms the pineapple juice, no longer the liquors. ) We promote a big volume of the chilled model at Jack’s through the summer time, and we do the recent model in wintry weather. 1½ oz. pineapple- and spice-infused Woodford Reserve ¾ ounce Cruzan coconut rum ¾ ounce Tuaca 1 tablespoon brown sugar syrup 2 oz pineapple juice 38 T HE ok E N T UCK Y BOU R BON C OCK TA IL publication Combine, shake over ice, and pressure right into a chilled glass. Garnish with a pink cherry (no stem) dropped within the drink, and a pineapple wedge at the rim. otherwise you can serve over ice in a tall glass with an identical garnish. For the recent model, shake different parts (without ice) and upload to pineapple juice warmed in a heat-proof glass mug. Sprinkle with flooring nutmeg. The Tropicale with pineapple, orange, starfruit, and eco-friendly cherry garnish. Joy’s Award-Winning Bourbon Cocktails 39 CH A P TER FI V E Bourbon Cocktails by means of the Calendar C O C ok T A I L S F OR A L L SE A S ONS (Sip any time! ) A M E R IC A N C O C okay T A I L 2 oz Kentucky bourbon (80–90 facts) ¾ ounce natural maple syrup 1 ounce clean orange juice 1 ounce cranberry juice 1 tablespoon clean lemon juice mix and shake over ice. pressure right into a chilled glass and garnish with a wide orange twist. BE E S T I NG 2 oz Wild Turkey one zero one 1 ounce Wild Turkey American Honey Liqueur 1 ounce candy and bitter combine mix and shake over ice. pressure right into a chilled glass. Squeeze a lemon wedge into the glass and drop it in to garnish. F R E NC H M A N H A T T A N 2 oz Kentucky bourbon ¾ ounce Chambord ½ ounce Noilly Prat candy vermouth 3–4 dashes Angostura bitters mix and shake over ice. pressure right into a chilled glass and garnish with three clean raspberries on a decide. Bourbon Cocktails by way of the Calendar forty-one ITA LI A N M A NH AT TA N 2 oz. Kentucky bourbon ¾ ounce Tuaca ½ ounce Noilly Prat dry vermouth 3–4 dashes Peychaud’s bitters mix and shake over ice. pressure right into a chilled glass and garnish with a wide orange twist or orange slice at the rim. ok E N T UC ok Y J E L LY BE A N one zero one whilst I ﬁrst moved to Louisville in 1978, nearly each bar on the town did a Jellybean with a number of recipes crowned with rum after which set on ﬁre. this can be my model, yet no ﬂames, please. I observed too many of us unintentionally set themselves on ﬁre! ⅓ ounce grenadine ⅓ ounce eco-friendly crème de menthe ⅓ ounce anisette ⅓ ounce blackberry brandy ⅓ ounce Wild Turkey one zero one forty two T HE ok E N T UCK Y BOU R BON C OCK TA IL publication Into a 2-ounce ﬂuted shot glass, beginning with the grenadine, pour all of the components, within the order indexed, over the again of a spoon, creating a layer with each one.