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BH Month, Day 17 – The Manhattan

The Manhattan This classic cocktail takes its name from likely being developed in New York City. The traditional recipe Calls for 2 parts American Whiskey and 1 part sweet vermouth and aromatic bitters. Rye whiskey was probably the most readily available whiskey in the north east at the time the cocktail was created- and through… Continue reading BH Month, Day 17 – The Manhattan

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BH Month, Day 16 – Red Sangria

Red Sangria Wine is probably the earliest alcoholic beverage- all it takes to make wine is to let grape juice sit for a few days and allow the naturally occurring yeasts to do their work. While you will end up with wine- it is not necessarily the highest quality wine. One way to remedy this… Continue reading BH Month, Day 16 – Red Sangria

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Bourbon Heritage Month, Day 15 – The Kentucky Mule

Kentucky Mule Mules are hands down one of the most popular cocktails today. In fact, I imagine that you could add any spirit or flavor to a mule and it would sell like hotcakes. The funny thing is that the mule is a totally fabricated drink created to move a back stock of ginger beer… Continue reading Bourbon Heritage Month, Day 15 – The Kentucky Mule

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BH Month, Day 14 – Bourbon Cider Slush

Bourbon Cider Slush September is a tough month in the Bluegrass state. We are all so ready for some fall activities and cooler weather, but we are far enough south that summer just won’t let go. Fall teases us with some cooler temps at night and one or two days of less humidity and temps… Continue reading BH Month, Day 14 – Bourbon Cider Slush

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Bourbon Heritage Month, Day 13 – Decorative Gourd Season

  Decorative Gourd Season The first hint of fall in the air, and we are running for the cider cocktails. Summer may be refusing to give up, but cooler temps and all things autumn are right around the corner. #FALLELUJAH This recipe was named after the McSweeney’s article, “It’s Decorative Gourd Season, Motherf*ckers” that was… Continue reading Bourbon Heritage Month, Day 13 – Decorative Gourd Season