Memorial Day Cocktail Recipes

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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  Created by Chicago Mixologist Lynn House  Memorial Day weekend in Chicago is… Read more »

Woodford Reserve Master of Manhattan Winning Recipe 2013

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After a nationwide search, Woodford Reserve has crowned  Travis Fourmont, a bartender from the Detroit area, the 2013 Master of the Manhattan after his creative  “Midnight Manhattan”  cocktail was judged as the best by a panel of experts. BourbonBlog.com‘s NYC correspondent Matt Capucilli was at reporting from the finale event at No 8. in Manhattan on Janauary… Read more »

Mint Juleps like you’ve never had ’em with Rose Juleps and Four Roses

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× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer in the video segment above (filmed and edited by Dan Brown) for the ninth annual Four Roses Julep Contest held at the Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate Urban Bourbon Exhibit sponsored by Four Roses Bourbon Bartender Kyle Tabler of Louisville’s Village Anchor restaurant claimed the 2012 “Rose Julep” title identifying the… Read more »

Four Roses Julep Contest Winners and Recipe

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  BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer attends and covers the ninth annual Four Roses Julep Contest held at the Kentucky Derby Museum to celebrate Urban Bourbon Exhibit sponsored by Four Roses Boubon. Bartender Kyle Tabler of Louisville’s Village Anchor restaurant claimed the 2012 “Rose Julep” title identifying the mixologist creating the city’s best and most unique mint julep…. Read more »

Four Roses Rose Julep Contest 2012, Louisville

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Four Roses Bourbon tells BourbonBlog.com that mixologists from Louisville’s finest restaurant and bar establishments will create their own take on Derby’s Classic Cocktail, the Mint Julep, during Four Roses’ 9th Annual Rose Julep Recipe Contest on Thursday, April 19 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Kentucky Derby Museum in this free event open to the public…. Read more »

The Rose Julep Contest 2011

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× BourbonBlog.com joins Four Roses Bourbon for their annual Rose Julep contest kicking off some Kentucky Derby 137 fun! Rory McCollister won first prize, all other contestants and their placing listed below. This was the fourth year in a row for a Varanese bartender to win the competition, and McCollister’s third consecutive win. Many of… Read more »

Bulleit Rye Launch Party in New York + Recipes

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BourbonBlog.com continues the celebration of the new Bulleit Rye. After decades of honoring a more than 150-year-old Bourbon family recipe, Bulleit welcomes this new Bulleit Rye and all the fans which are embracing it. Tom Bulleit and his daughter Hollis Bulleit invited us to their Bulleit Rye Launch Party in New York City and we… Read more »

Pepper Mint Julep Nog

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Very few cocktails invoke the Norman Rockwell images of the holidays quite like the eggnog. Here, BourbonBlog.com shares our new holiday recipe by Mixologist Stephen Dennison that would make a grandmother proud, yet, you may substitute store-bought eggnog premix if salmonella is a concern. Essential oils were used widely by soda jerks at the turn… Read more »

Wild Turkey American Honey Recipes For Summer and More from Wild Turkey Bourbon

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Wild Turkey Bourbon  Master Distiller Jimmy Russell tells BourbonBlog.com that just because the Kentucky Derby is over doesn’t mean that the flavors of the Southern classic Julep are out for the rest of the season. Russell’s summer recipe, Wild Turkey Mint Tea, and other summer drinks made with Wild Turkey American Honey and Wild Turkey… Read more »