We’re fans of the Negroni at BourbonBlog.com and we recommend this Negroni variation   Negroski   3.5 oz. Broken Shed Vodka 1 oz. Campari 1/3 oz. sugar 2/3 oz. Ruby Port or Spiced Otago Pinot Stirred up 10 seconds (this will give best chill with least dilution) Serve up in Martini or down on the rocks Garnish… Read more »

Early Times Holiday Cocktails

BourbonBlog.com is giving you a few ideas to warm up the holiday cheer. The cocktails below are made with both Early Times Kentucky Whisky and the Early Times Fire Eater and can be savored now and throughout the winter season.         Early Times Holiday Cooler 1 oz. Early Times Fire Eater 1 oz…. Read more »

Chocolate Old-Fashioned

At BourbonBlog.com, we all agree that it would be difficult to refuse a hand-crafted Old-Fashioned cocktail. At the same time, who could resist chocolate? With the skill and art of BourbonBlog.com Chef/Mixolgoist Stephen Dennison, now you have them both in one drink. A higher proof Bourbon like Old Forester Signature balances beautifully with Tempus Fugit Crème de… Read more »

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Cocktail from Old Forester Bourbon

With Black Friday today and Cyber Monday coming  Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon, tell BourbonBlog.com they have created the “Official Cocktail of Black Friday.” Were  YOU the FIRST shopper out this morning for lack Friday sales? Tell us your thoughts on Black Friday on this link under comments and  then pour yourself the cocktail below. Delicious all the way… Read more »

Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes with Wild Turkey Bourbon

BourbonBlog.com brings you Thanksgiving Day cocktail recipes from some of the top mixologists and sommeliers using Wild Turkey Bourbon! For more holiday cocktails and stories, we invite you to subscribe to our mailing list here . Kentucky Pilgrim Created by Mixologist H. Joseph Ehrmann 1.5 oz. Wild Turkey Thanksgiving Infusion* 1 oz. lemon juice .5 oz. Maraschino… Read more »

The Black Friday Cider with The Black Grouse

Where will YOU be during the Black Friday sales? Tell us below on this link and we have a suggestions for you…. Joe Brooke, head bartender of Mixology 101 in Los Angeles has created a special Black Friday Cider for us to highlight the unique smoky flavor of the scotch. This recipe is almost as… Read more »

Skyfall Cocktail Recipes

BourbonBlog.com‘s Chef/Mixologist Stephen Dennison brings you new, signature cocktails inspired by  Skyfall and the James Bond characters. This is the only place you can you find these new cocktails to celebrate Skyfall!   The Skyfall Shandy Created by BourbonBlog.com Chef/Mixologist Stephen Dennison. Heineken is used here as Heineken made a huge appearance and a reported $45… Read more »

NFL 2012 Season Starts with Whiskey Cocktail Recipes

  As the NFL 2012 Season starts on September 5th and goes though December 30th and with Super Bowl XLVII scheduled for February 3, 2012, we’re doing the obvious thing at BourbonBlog.com: Preparing for the season with whiskey in hand! New football themed recipes below using whiskey not only in the glass, but also used in a chicken… Read more »

Kentucky Colonel Michael Masters on Travel Channel’s Best of the Road and Mint Julep Recipe

  BourbonBlog.com‘s friend Kentucky Colonel Michael Masters of the Kentucky Bourbon House in Bardstown was recently featured on the Travel Channel’s Small Town America as he demonstrated how to make his recipe for best mint julep we’ve ever drank! Watch the Colonel’s recent appearance on Travel Channel below and we’re also including the first two… Read more »

National Rum Day Cocktail Recipes Made with Refreshingly Dry Brugal

We’re getting ready to celebrate National Rum Day with the new Brugal Extra Dry and some new rum cocktails! And “National Rum Day is when?” you ask. Answer: Thursday, August 16, 2012. Brugal has accomplished what no rum has with Brugal Especial Extra Dry by catching the eye of not only BourbonBlog.com, but also mixologists… Read more »