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Wild Turkey Bourbon 101

Kentucky Pilgrim


Created by Mixologist H. Joseph Ehrmann

1.5 oz. Wild Turkey Thanksgiving Infusion*
1 oz. lemon juice
.5 oz. Maraschino Liqueur
.5 oz. Demerara syrup

Mix all ingredients in a mug and add 3oz hot water. Stir and garnish with a wide lemon disc twist.

*In a wide-mouthed glass infusion jar place 1 liter of Wild Turkey 101 and 2 barspoons of cardamom seeds. Close and leave in a dark cool place for 1 day. Strain out cardamom and add 1.5 cups dried unsweetened cranberries and 3 sticks of cinnamon. Close and leave for another two days, agitating once per day. Strain solids and store in the original Wild Turkey bottle with proper labeling.

 

 

 

 

Pass the Turkey

Red CocktailCreated by Master Sommelier Fred Dexheimer

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

Muddle sage and thyme with apple cider. Add ice, top with Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon and cranberry jelly. Shake well,
strain over ice in a glass rimmed with turkey jus and breadcrumbs.

 

 

Smashed Pumpkin

Smashing Pumpkins1 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.

 

 

 

 

Chasing Tail

Bourbon and Coke2 parts Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon
1 part cherry flavored cola
1/2 part amaretto

Combine on the rocks and garnish with a cherry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Turkey Tail

Photo Credit of Kentucky Pilgrim: Darren Edwards

 

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