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New Wiid Turkey Bourbon Bottle design BourbonBlog.com shares some Wild Turkey Bourbon 101 cocktails that are so delicious, they will eliminate the need for baking and basting this Thanksgiving. And this year, the “Turkey” is looking different in the new Wild Turkey Bourbon bottle design.

So here’s to “Getting Basted!” with these Wild Turkey Thanksgiving cocktails with a side and dessert for the ultimate Turkey Day.

Thanksgiving Cranberry Cocktail Wild Turkey Bourbon

Pass the Turkey Recipe

1.5 oz Wild Turkey 101
2 oz apple cider
1 tbs cranberry jelly
1 sprig fresh sage
1 sprig fresh thyme

Gosh Yam It Recipe

1.5 oz Wild Turkey 101
1.5 oz sweet potato puree (see below)
1.5 tsp maple syrup

Cook yam/sweet potato in microwave with a small amount of butter, then add to blender to puree. Mix puree with Wild Turkey. Heat syrup in microwave, add to Wild Turkey/puree mixture, shake with ice and pour into glass. Garnish with a toasted marshmallow.

Pumpkin Pie Cocktail

Smashed Pumpkin Recipe

1 oz Wild Turkey 101
1/4 oz almond liqueur
1/4 oz cinnamon schnapps
2 oz pumpkin pie filling
1/2 oz heavy cream

Puree or froth pumpkin pie filling with heavy cream. Mix with other ingredients in a shaker with ice; shake well and strain into a martini glass. Rim with crumbled graham crackers and a cinnamon stick; top with a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg.

The cocktails above were created by Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer.

“Thanksgiving 101 Recipe


Today we recommend bringing a different kind of turkey to the table. The best way to get your fill of the bird that can’t be overcooked….

Wild Turkey 101 on the rocks
Cranberries
Rosemary

Combine and serve in a rocks glass.
Garnish with cranberries and a sprig of rosemary.

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