The S.S. Bourbon

On a recent trip to Pouring Ribbons my brother was looking for something off the menu that was sweet and spicy with Bourbon. Our bartender for the evening, Amanda, served this up. Essentially it is a bourbon smash, with an extra kick, that performs a perfect balancing act between sweet and spicy. The SS Bourbon

Cocktail Overhaul: Lynchburg Lemonade


The Lynchburg Lemonade was the subject of a fierce legal battle between creator Tony Mason and the Jack Daniels distillery. Was it a drink worth fighting for? Not in its original form, I’d say. The classic Lynchburg Lemonade is equal parts Jack Daniels, triple sec, sour mix, 7-Up. The whiskey is buried under sour mix and sweet orange liqueur, plus the sweet soda on top. Read the rest of the article by clicking here.

The Commodore Cocktail: A Pink Cocktail With Hidden Fangs

I discovered this recipe while skimming through the 75th Anniversary Edition of Mr. Boston’s Official Bartender’s Guide. The recipe calls for 1792 Ridgemont Reserve Bourbon Whiskey, which I did not have on hand. The notes for the drink state that this particular bourbon has a higher than average content of rye. I decided to go

The Bourbon Renewal

The Bourbon Renewal was originally created by Jeffrey Morgenthaler I however first discovered this drink on the Sloshed blog. Bourbon Renewal 2oz bourbon (Makers Mark) 1oz fresh lemon juice .5oz creme de cassis .5oz simple syrup 1 dash Angostura bitters Shake all ingredients in an ice filled cocktail shaker and pour over cracked ice. Garnish