Bourbon Heritage month

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

Bourbon Heritage month, Recipes

Bourbon Heritage Month, Day 7 – Kentucky Coffee

Kentucky Coffee Everyone knows and loves Irish Coffee. As with all cocktails, its history is a bit murky because...well alcohol. It is rumored to have been officially named in 1945 in an airport bar in Ireland where a bartender took pity on some cold and weary travelers and made them an Irish coffee. We know… Continue reading Bourbon Heritage Month, Day 7 – Kentucky Coffee

How To

The Mint Julep

It is Derby week here in Louisville! That means horses, bourbon, and hats! Here at Make & Muddle, we have been drinking mint juleps since it was warm enough to sit on a porch somewhere. Often folks will run screaming the other directions from mint juleps, stating they are too sweet. Sweetness is a matter… Continue reading The Mint Julep

Derby Recipes, Recipes

Four Roses Collaboration- Rose Island Punch

  Our second Derby Festival Punch collaboration with Four Roses is our Rose Island Punch. Tiki in its roots, it combines the baking spices of our 7 Syrup along with Four Roses Bourbon and Dark Rum to create a laid back party in your glass. If you would like to sample this for yourself, come… Continue reading Four Roses Collaboration- Rose Island Punch

Bar Set Up

Four Roses Collaboration- Derby Days Are Here Again!!

Make & Muddle is excited to be working with Four Roses on cocktails for the Derby Festival this year! We have not one but TWO punches that will be served at the ticketed events and on the bar at Fest-a-ville this year! We will be sampling this and our other punch, Rose Island Punch, at… Continue reading Four Roses Collaboration- Derby Days Are Here Again!!