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Bourbon

  • Sweet Lust - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

    SWEET LUST

    Have you ever embarked on a romance that was fiery from the get go but had a short burn? You thought that it would last but after a few short weeks it came to…

  • Red Currant Julep - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

    RED CURRANT JULEP

    While I’m classifying this colourful cocktail as a “julep” it looks more reminiscent of a sangria. Made with just a few ingredients this glorious beverage is perfect for quenching you (and your friends’) thirst…

  • Rhubarb Julep - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

    RHUBARB JULEP

    Now this definitely doesn’t look like a traditional Mint Julep but it has all the essential ingredients. But to keep it interesting (and aesthetically appealing) I’ve layered the ingredients. I’ll be posting a more…

  • MINT JULEP WILD TURKEY - WHISKEY MUSE
    Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

    THE WILD BERRY JULEP

    I recently visited a Farmer’s Market in search of tayberries (sadly, I didn’t find any) but came across a stand with black, white and red currants. Now blackcurrants are no stranger to the spirits…

  • Mint Julep - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon Cocktail LEARN MAKE

    THE MINT JULEP

    The exact history of the Mint Julep is hazy to say the least. Some people say it was a tasty morning beverage for farmers in the south to get their farming on. Others say…

  • Watermelon Bourbon Fizz - The Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

    WATERMELON BOURBON FIZZ

    This week I’ve been down in Louisville, Kentucky, taking in the full bourbon experience. And by “full experience” I mean I’ve tasted a lot of bourbon. All the bourbons. Well at least over 50…

  • The Mondaine Cocktail - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon Cocktail MAKE

    THE MONDAINE

    I remember the first time I tasted a Negroni. It completely changed my perception about alcohol. With a mix of the botanicals in the gin, the bitterness of the Campari, the fruity flavours of…

  • Chocolate Mint Julep - Whiskey Muse
    Bourbon MAKE

    CHOCOLATE MINT JULEP

    I have always dreamed of going to the Kentucky Derby and sipping on some bourbon-filled cocktails on a hot summer’s day sporting my Sunday’s best and a fabulous fascinator. And with the Hasting’s Racetrack…