Beer, Bourbon and BBQ are three American favorites that you may have consumed all in the same weekend, but how about in one delicious and hearty drink? Watch Mixologist Stephen Dennison and BourbonBlog.com Host Tom Fischer as they creating this first ever cocktail in the video episode below (and see perfected recipe underneath). We invented this cocktail to celebration the Beer, Bourbon, and BBQ Festival in Manhattan that we will be covering and speaking at this weekend.
The Beer, Bourbon, & BBQ Cocktail Recipe from BourbonBlog.com
For the BBQ Water:
Combine a full bottle 19 oz of Jack Daniel’s Honey Smokehouse Barbecue Sauce with equal part of steaming hot water in mixing bowl. Whisk until incorporated. Let sit to cool or refrigerate.
Combine 2 oz. of your favorite Bourbon, 1 oz. honey-infused Bourbon, and a 1/4 oz. of BBQ Water and squeeze of a quarter of an orange in cocktail shaker and shake over ice. Strain and pour into martini glass.
Dry shake a fourth of a bottle of Hefeweizen beer (hold tight to shaker as carbonation may cause shaker to explode). Spoon beer foam over top of the cocktail to garnish.
Special thanks to Mixologist Stephen Dennison and Dave Allen of Varanese Restaurant, Louisville, Kentucky.