A favorite of distillers in Kentucky, this authentic Southern cocktail is both simple and easy. Try this one with a neighborhood barbecue or a potluck dinner when you don't want to spend too much time playing bartender. The nice thing about this drink is that you can modify both the strength (add more water to the bourbon) and sweetness of this drink to suit each persons individual palate.
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Yield: 1 cocktail
- 2 oz bourbon (Jim Beam recommended)
- 4 oz water (may be modified to taste)
- sugar to taste
- In a double rocks glass, add bourbon.
- Add ice.
- Top with water to taste.
- Add sugar if needed.