The Stinger with Evan Williams Honey Reserve

The Stinger ½ oz. Evan Williams Honey Reserve ½ oz. Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey ½ oz. Energy Drink Splash of Grenadine Shake over ice and strain into shot glass Read more about Evan Williams Honey Reserve in our story here

Old Pogue Distillery Acquires Family’s Historic Pogue House in Maysville, Moving Corporate Operations to Family Homestead

The members of the Old Pogue Distillery, LLC tells they have just acquired the historic Ryan – Pogue House in Maysville, Kentucky, a Registered Kentucky Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Old Pogue Distillery also plans to move their corporate operations to the home, furnish it with original distillery… Read more »

Woodford Apple Sour Peach by Mike Stephens of Equus Restaurant Louisville Kentucky

1.5 oz. Woodford Reserve .5 oz vermouth sweet dash bitters (angostura) .5 oz Apple sour schnapps .5 oz. peach schnapps Garnish- slice granny smith apple, slice of peach Shake over ice and serve straight Mike entered this Manhattan cocktail for competition in the Manhattan Experience and Craft of the Ultimate Manhattan Contest in Louisville with… Read more »

Woodford Pom-hattan by Becca Mcdaniel A La Lucie, Lexington, Kentucky

1 3/4 oz Woodford Reserve 1/2 oz ginger infused simple syrup 1/2 oz pomegranate liqueur 1/2 oz orange liqueur dash orange bitters Mix ingredients over ice in a shaker, shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with candied ginger skewered with a cherry. Becca submitted this cocktail for competition in the Manhattan Experience… Read more »

Central Park After Dark Manhattan by Lauren Sundberg, Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, Kentucky

3 large Blackberries 2 oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey 1/2 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup Manhattan Rimmer – Make Manhattan Rimmer: Mix 4 tsp sugar, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp ground cloves – Rim martini glass with Manhattan Rimmer – Muddle blackberries, lemon juice, and simple syrup. – Add ice and… Read more »

Manhattan Proof by Kristen Hauss of Proof on Main, Louisville

1.5 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon .5 oz Calvados 1 oz. Lavender syrup dash fee brothers orange bitters orange twist Stir over ice serve up Kristen submitted this cocktail for competition in the Manhattan Experience and Craft of the Ultimate Manhattan Contest in Louisville with Woodford Reserve and Esquire magazine, read more about it here.

5 Point Woodford Manhattan by Eric Dentinger of Jack’s Lounge, Louisville

5 Point Woodford Manhattan 2 oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon .5 oz. Dumante Pistachio liqueur Skinny Orange twist 1 Lavender Sprig Blend Woodford Reserve Bourbon and Dumante Pistachio liquer in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for ten seconds. Poor in a chilled martini glass and garnish with a skinny orange twist and a sprig of… Read more »

Esquire Manhattan featuring Woodford Reserve by David Wondrich

To celebrate the spirit of crafting the ultimate cocktail during the Manhattan Experience and Craft of the Ultimate Manhattan Contest with Woodford Reserve and Esquire magazine, Esquire magazine’s resident mixologist David Wondrich has developed the Esquire Manhattan featuring Woodford Reserve. The cocktail recipe is as follows: 2 oz. Woodford Reserve bourbon 1 oz. Cinzano red… Read more »

Bourbon Whiskey and Boston Water, a Curious Story by Chris Middleton

Water is the alpha and omega in whiskey making. From fermentation to bottling, its ubiquity persists to the moment of consumption, sweetening and diluting whiskey in soft drinks and ice. Occasionally this symbiotic relationship can produce a fascinating story. One hundred and fifty years ago such an occurrence happened between Bourbon whiskey and Boston water… Read more »