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Bourbon Cocktail Recipes

Bourbon is a great whiskey to choose for drinks that do not specify a particular style. However, there are a number of cocktails that work best with bourbon and the recipes in this collection are those that specifically call for this style of whiskey.

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4 Point Cocktail
bourbon, applejack, Salerno Blood Orange Liqueur, maraschino liqueur

The 56 Julep
bourbon whiskey, mint, brown sugar

Apple Sour
bourbon, triple sec, apple juice, lemon juice, orange bitters

Bacon Cherry Creek Bourbon Cocktail
bacon-washed bourbon whiskey, cherry-cinnamon syrup, ruby port

Baltimore Bang
bourbon whiskey, apricot brandy, lemon juice, sugar

Beatnik
bourbon, tawny port, Averna

Beer, Bourbon & Barbecue Cocktail
bourbon, beer, barbecue

Belle Notte Cocktail
bourbon, Salerno Blood Orange Liqueur, maraschino liqueur, orange juice

Belmont Breeze
bourbon, sherry, lemon juice, simple syrup, orange and cranberry juice, soda, 7-Up

Big Apple Manhattan Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, amaretto, apple schnapps, cranberry juice

Black Eyed Susan
whiskey, vodka, sweet and sour mix, orange juice

Black Friday Cocktail
bourbon, ginger ale, cola, lime

Blind Pilot Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, sweet vermouth, Galliano

Bold Cheiftain
bourbon, orange liqueur, Prosecco

Borrachon Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, ginger liqueur, balsamic syrup, rosemary, housemade Rio Bravo Lemonade

Boulevardier Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, sweet vermouth, Campari

Bourbon Eggnog
bourbon, cognac, Grand Marnier, milk, cream, eggs, nutmeg, sugar, allspice, clove, cinnamon

Bourbon & Water
bourbon, water

Bourbon Tea
bourbon whiskey, limoncello, tea

British Invasion
bourbon, Cognac, coffee liqueur, almond cream

Brown University
bourbon, dry vermouth, orange bitters

Burr Pom
bourbon, pomegranate juice, orange liqueur, lime juice, aromatic bitters, ginger ale

Butternut Old Fashioned
butternut-infused bourbon, maple syrup, maple bitters, barrel aged bitters

Central Park Manhattan Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Drambuie, Frangelico, cream

Chamomile Hot Toddy
bourbon, chamomile liqueur, lemon juice, honey syrup, lavender bitters, hot water

Champagne Cocktail (Bourbon)
bourbon, Champagne, vanilla simple syrup

Chapel Hill
bourbon, orange liqueur, lemon juice

Creole Cocktail
bourbon, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, maraschino liqueurs

Cherry Cobbler
Red Stag Bourbon, coconut amaretto, pineapple juice, cherry puree, cinnamon schnapps

Coffee Old-Fashioned
bourbon whiskey, creme de cacao, espresso, simple syrup, orange bitters, water

Commodore No. 2
bourbon, creme de cacao, lemon juice, grenadine

Distracted Cocktail
bourbon, Chambord, cranberry juice, lemon bitters

David Bowie Cocktail
bourbon, New Deal Mud Puddle chocolate liquor

Derby Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Benedictine liqueur, Angostura Bitters or bourbon, sweet vermouth, orange curacao liqueur, lime juice

Derby Tea
bourbon, Tuaca liqueur, iced tea

Double Eagle Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Thai basil, Aperol, simple syrup, grapefruit peel

Game Set Match Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, sweet vermouth, Cynar artichoke liqueur, bitters

Global Warmer
bourbon, triple sec, tropical mango liqueur, lime sour mix, mint leaves

Fall Spice Cordial
bourbon, Navan Vanilla Liqueur, chipotle-orange simple syrup, Regan's Orange Bitters

From Wine to Waikiki
bourbon, Cabernet Sauvignon red wine, egg, simple syrup, pineapple juice, lemon juice

Georgia On My Mind
bourbon, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, peach nectar, Bitter Truth Celery Bitters, basil

Ginger Julep ’68 Fastback
bourbon whiskey, ginger, brown sugar, soda

Gold Rush
bourbon whiskey, lemon juice, ginger liqueur or honey syrup

Honey Bun
Jim Beam Honey Bourbon, Pinnacle Cinnabon Vodka, lemon sour

Grand Manhattan Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Grand Marnier, sweet vermouth, orange juice

Horses Neck (with a kick)
bourbon, aromatic bitters, ginger beer, lemon peel

Hot Cinn Apple Toddy
bourbon, cinnamon schnapps, lemon juice, agave nectar, hot apple cider

Hot Ginger Toddy
bourbon, ginger liqueur, honey, lemon, hot water

Huntress Cocktail
bourbon, cherry liqueur, triple sec, cream

Ides of March
bourbon, Aperol, blood orange syrup, lemon juice

Kentucky Coffee
bourbon whiskey, honey liqueur, coffee, whipped cream

Kentucky Kiss
bourbon, strawberry puree, maple syrup, lemon juice, soda

Liquid Bourbon Ball
bourbon, white creme de cacao, hazelnut liqueur

Kentucky Screwdriver
bourbon, orange juice

Kentucky Tea
bourbon whiskey, water, sugar

John Collins
bourbon whiskey, lemon juice, simple syrup, club soda

Kentucky Tea Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, lemon juice, a lemon, mint, and eucalyptus tea infusion

Laura Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Campari, Galliano, sweet and dry vermouth

Millionaire
rye whiskey or bourbon, orange curacao, framboise liqueur, grenadine, egg

LiberTea
bourbon whiskey, American Honey Liqueur, black tea, basil, lemonade

Makers Heart Cocktail
bourbon whisky, sweet vermouth, blackberries, pomegranate juice, lemon juice, orange bitters

Manhattan 101 Cocktail
bourbon, sweet and dry vermouth, ginger, mint, sugar, Angostura bitters

New Old-Fashioned
bourbon, bitters, simple syrup, sparkling water, peach, blackberry

Manhattan Love Story
New York Whiskey, sake, ginger liqueur, Peychaud bitters

Marriage of Figaro
bourbon whiskey, Cardamaro, St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram

Mile High Manhattan
bourbon, vanilla Liqueur, orange liqueur, anise liqueur

Mint Julep
bourbon, mint, sugar

Melon Splash
bourbon, Midori, lemon-lime soda

Old-fashioned
bourbon, club soda

Mulled Spice Cheribundi
bourbon, cheribundi cherry juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, root beer

Old Fashioned Bourbon Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, bitters, demerara sugar, blood orange, griottine cherry, soda water

Old Fashioned (Knob Creek)
bourbon, simple syrup, aromatic bitters

Packers Punch
bourbon, triple sec, lemonade, lemon-lime soda, apple

Pumpkin Old-Fashioned
bourbon whiskey, orange liqueur, pumpkin puree, maple syrup

Peaches and Scream
bourbon whiskey, cream, peach puree, apple butter syrup, cinnamon spice, brown sugar

Perfect Manhattan
bourbon, sweet and dry vermouth, bitters

Red Apple & Bourbon Fizz
bourbon, apple juice and syrup, lemon juice, ginger ale

Rooster Cocktail
bourbon, cinnamon schnapps, sarsaparilla

Rosemary
bourbon whiskey, dry vermouth

Ryan's Ire Cocktail
bourbon, Agwa liqueur, triple sec, Angostura bitters

Santa's Little Helper
bourbon whiskey, egg, sugar, milk, heavy whipping cream, pear puree, nutmeg, cinnamon

Skeleton Key
bourbon, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, ginger beer, Angostura bitters

Snowshoe (shooter)
bourbon, peppermint schnapps

Sweetest Thing
bourbon, creme de frambois, Champagne

Snowshoe Grog
bourbon or brandy, peppermint schnapps

Sour Sunrise
bourbon, fresh lemon and orange juices, simple syrup, grenadine

Sour Ginger
bourbon, ginger liqueur, ruby red grapefruit juice, lemon juice

Steelers Cider
bourbon whiskey, apple cider, cloves, lemon, allspice, cinnamon

Stone Fence
bourbon, Angostura bitters, apple cider

Stone Wall
bourbon, simple syrup, club soda

Summer Breeze Cocktail
bourbon, ginger ale, Cointreau

Sweet Meat Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, pecan peach water, peach bitters

The Early Times Mint Julep
Early Times Bourbon whiskey, simple syrup, mint

The Old Fashioned 101 Cocktail
bourbon, apple cider, sage, saffron, brown sugar, orange, cherry, amaretto

The Woodford Reserve Belmont Jewel, the Official Cocktail of the Belmont Stakes
bourbon whiskey, lemonade, pomegranate juice

Ward Eight
bourbon or rye whiskey, lemon juice, simple syrup, grenadine

The Woodford Reserve Manhattan
bourbon whiskey, sweet vermouth, Peychaud's bitters, cherry juice, bourbon infused cherry.

Three Wise Men (shooter)
Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky, Jim Beam bourbon, Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey

Time for a Change?
bourbon, triple sec, lemon juice, blueberry juice, lavender honey simple syrup, orange bitters

Warm 'n' Toasty
bourbon, lemon juice, grenadine, hot water

Whiskey Sour
bourbon, lemon juice

Warm Old-fashioned
bourbon, Angostura bitters, club soda

Whiskey Smash
bourbon whiskey, simple syrup, lemon, spearmint

Whiskey Sour 101
bourbon, Wild Turkey American Honey, grapefruit, honey, cherry, lime, egg white

White Peach Julep
bourbon, peach liqueur, fresh peaches and mint, peach bitters

White Horse
bourbon, Bols Yogurt, ginger ale

Wild Turkey Sparkling Tea Cocktail
Wild Turkey American Honey whiskey, tea, club soda

Wild Turkey Mint Tea
bourbon, black tea, mint, lemon and lime juices

Winter Hill Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Cointreau orange liqueur, hot water, chocolate bitters, satsuma orange, lemon

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