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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…

  • The Violetter - Whiskey muse
    Cocktail MAKE

    THE VIOLETTER

    We’ve all heard or perhaps read the Scarlet Letter. This tale set in Boston tells the story of the Hester Prynne having to wear the letter “A” on her dress and scorned by the…

  • 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…