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Bourbonrita Margarita RecipeEvery year at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, our friends from Heaven Hill Distilleries treat us to “Bourbonritas” at The Great Kentucky Bourbon Tasting and Gala event.

Here are those famous Bourbonrita Recipes below made with Bourbon and and we’re including a video segment from that Bourbon Festival event…all to celebrate National Margarita Day on

Elijah Craig 12 Year Old Bourbon by Heaven Hill Distilleries Bourbonrita

1 part Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon
Splash of Triple Sec
Splash of sweet & sour mix
Lime wedge
Salt (optional)


Blend ingredients together and shake well. Pour over ice and garnish with a lime wedge. Or combine Bourbon with a favorite margarita mix.

Evan Williams Cherry Reserve Bourbon. Cherry flavored Bourbon

Cherry Twist Margarita

1 1/ oz. Evan Williams Cherry Reserve
1/2 oz. triple sec
4 oz. margarita mix


In a shaker, combine Evan Williams Cherry Reserve, triple sec and margarita mix. Pour over ice.

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