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BourbonBlog.com wishes you the best on your holiday weekend and suggests the following cocktails created by some of the best mixologists in the country!

We thank all the veterans for their service and raise a toast of remembrance to all our fallen American heroes.

Chicago Lakefront Lemonade 

Jacobs Ghost White Whiskey

Created by Chicago Mixologist Lynn House

 Memorial Day weekend in Chicago is all about enjoying the beach at Lake Michigan, so why not try this special lakefront recipe?

*Ingredients:

  •          1 part Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey
  •          2 parts Lemonade
  •          1 part Light Beer

Preparation: Combine and shake the lemonade and Jacob’s Ghost™ White Whiskey, pour into a cocktail glass and float the light beer on top.

 

 

 

Lake Tahoe Breeze

Lake Tahoe drinksA nice summer breeze on the lake has never felt this good.

Ingredients:

  •         1.5 parts Red Stag by Jim Beam Black Cherry
  •          3 parts sweet and sour mix
  •          1 part cranberry juice

Preparation: Combine ingredients except cranberry juice in mixing tin, and shake vigorously without ice. Pour over ice in glass and top with cranberry juice. Garnish with a lemon wedge and serve.

 

 

SF Carnaval Punch

PunchSan Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade is an extravagant event during Memorial Day weekend. Join in the fun with this festive cocktail recipe.

*Created by San Francisco Mixologist Tony Devencenzi

Ingredients:

  •   1 part Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey
  •   1 part Pineapple Juice
  •   1 part Ginger Beer
  •  4-5 dashes Angostura Bitters

Preparation: Combine and shake Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey and pineapple juice, pour over ice into a Collins glass and top with ginger beer and bitters. 

 

 

Vegas Vacation 

Memorial Day weekend. Las Vegas. Need we say more?

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Vegas Skyline

Vegas Skyline

Created by Jim Beam Master Mixologist Bobby “G.” Gleason  

Ingredients:

  • ·         2 parts Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey
  • ·         ½ part Cruzan Coconut Rum
  • ·         ½ part Cruzan 9
  • ·         3 parts Pineapple juice
  • ·         Float of cranberry juice

Preparation: Shake all ingredients except the Ginger beer with ice and pour into a Hurricane Glass then float the cranberry juice on top. Garnish with a pineapple wedge and or a lime wedge.

 

 

Bourbon Mojito

By Jeff Shaw, Bourbons Bistro, Louisville, Kentucky

Wild Turkey 101Muddled mint, lime, and simple syrup
3 oz. Wild Turkey 101
House sour mix

Top with ginger beer

Bourbons Bistro

Bourbons Bistro

 

American Honey Jule

Created by Tinika Green, Blue Smoke

Mint Julep cocktails2 oz. Wild Turkey 81
1 oz. Wild Turkey American Honey
1½ oz of Lemon juice
Mint Sprigs
Crushed Ice

 

Slap mint springs in palm of your hand to release oils. Tear them into piece and add to shaker filled with all other ingredients and ice cubes. Shake vigorously. Pour over crushed ice and garnish with a sprig of mint.

 

Blue Smoke BBQ New York

Blue Smoke BBQ New York

 

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Brugal Extra Dry Rum

BourbonBlog.com recently joined Brugal Rum at Tales of the Cocktail, where our adventure aboard their Extra Dry Rum Bus made us a fan!

Watch our video below and check out these cocktails with Brugal Extra Dry Rum.

Stars & Stripes Citrus Sipper 

Rum Drink1 bottle of Brugal Extra Dry Rum
20 oz. of Fresh Grapefruit juice
20 oz. of Club Soda

10-12 lime wedges

 

Pour all ingredients into a pitcher, lightly stir and pour over ice. Garnish with a lime wedge and serve. Serves 12-15 people.

 

 

The Peg Leg Punch 

Created by Kenneth McCoy – Rum House, Ward III

Punch recipes1 bottle of Brugal Extra Dry Rum
2 oz. Highland Park 12 Year Old Scotch Whisky
2 oz. Gran Classico Bitters
8 oz. Cocchi Americano
2 oz. Agave syrup
6 oz. Fresh squeezed orange juice
6 oz. Fresh squeezed lemon juice
6 to 8 slices of orange rind
6 to 8 slices of lemon rind

 

 

Ward III, New York

Ward III, New York

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