Bourbon Cocktail Recipes

Bourbon Cocktail Recipes


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Big bourbon fan? Celebrate the richness and complexity of bourbon with our Bourbon cocktail recipes.

With a Still Spirits twist on some classic Bourbon cocktail recipes, these cocktails use the following Top Shelf Bourbon Flavourings: Honey Bourbon, Kentucky Bourbon, Cherry Bourbon and Wild Eagle Bourbon.

These recipes will take your next pour up a notch and are sure to warm the soul.

Honey Bourbon Apple Cider

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Honey Bourbon
  • 200 ml Apple cider
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • Apple slice for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Pour the bourbon and apple cider into a glass filled with ice. 
  2. Stir gently, add a squeeze of lemon juice.
  3. Garnish with an apple slice.
  4. Enjoy!

Kentucky Bourbon Smash

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Kentucky Bourbon
  • 20-25 ml fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 15 ml simple syrup
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. In a shaker, add lemon juice, simple syrup, and mint leaves. 
  2. Add the bourbon and fill with ice. 
  3. Shake until well mixed and chilled.
  4. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  5. Enjoy!

Cherry Bourbon Sour

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Cherry Bourbon
  • 25 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 15 ml simple syrup
  • Cherry for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Pour bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup into a shaker with ice. 
  2. Shake until well mixed and chilled.
  3. Strain into a glass. 
  4. Garnish with a cherry.
  5. Enjoy!

Wild Eagle Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Wild Eagle Bourbon
  • 2 dashes of angostura bitters
  • 1 sugar cube
  • Orange twist for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Muddle the sugar cube and bitters in a glass. 
  2. Add the bourbon and ice, stir until chilled.
  3. Garnish with an orange twist.
  4. Enjoy!

Bourbon Hot Toddy

Ingredients:

  • 30 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Honey Bourbon
  • 30 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Wild Eagle Bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 200 ml hot water
  • Lemon wheel and cinnamon stick for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Add honey and bourbons into a heatproof glass.
  2. Top with hot water and stir until honey is dissolved. 
  3. Garnish with a lemon wheel and cinnamon stick.
  4. Enjoy!

Remember, always use good quality ice, it makes a difference to the final drink. 

For more cocktail recipes - Gin Cocktails & Stock the Bar Cocktails.

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