Nightcap Cocktail Recipes

Black Manhattan

If you love a good Manhattan, then you’ll love this spin on the classic cocktail. This cocktail recipe swaps in Italian amaro for a cocktail that’s even more sophisticated—and tasty—than the original. The averna adds a layer of complexity with its deep, bittersweet flavor. INGREDIENTS 1 oz Italian Amaro (like Averna) 2 oz Bourbon Whiskey 1-2 dashes …

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Kentucky Sunset

The Kentucky Sunset is just one of those drinks you will have to whip up and try for yourself. For those who aren’t afraid to step it up in flavor. The bitter liqueur is partnered with light vermouth and bourbon whiskey, and finished with fresh lemon aromatics. INGREDIENTS 1 oz Bourbon Whiskey 3/4 oz Lillet …

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Bourbon Lemonade

When life gives you lemons… you make this refreshing and tasting cocktail. With only a few ingredients, it doesn’t get any easier than this as well. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 oz Bourbon Whiskey 4 oz Freshly Squeezed Lemonade Rosemary or Mint Garnish: 1 Slice Lemon & Mint PREPARATION Add the bourbon, lemonade, and a sprig of …

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Derby Fizz

Known as the “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports”, The Kentucky Derby brings thousands of spectators down to celebrate for hours and even days in advance. One thing you can expect to see is men in loafers and bow ties and women in floral dresses and wide-brimmed, “Southern Belle” inspired Kentucky Derby hats. When it …

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Peach Me

Everyone loves a little spin on a classic cocktail and adding peaches to your Old Fashioned during the summer seems like a no-brainer. Peach Liqueur doesn’t necessarily need to be thought of as a complementary ingredient to a sweet drink. In fact, this cocktail was created by Jason Shullo, the beverage director for Golden Entertainment, who …

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Bourbon Ball

I don’t know about you but chocolate and hazelnut are not just two flavors that get me going during the holiday season only, I enjoy them all year long, especially this dessert cocktail. This chocolate and hazelnut-infused bourbon cocktail will make the perfect sipper at your next dinner gathering. INGREDIENTS 1 oz Bourbon 1/2 oz …

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Bourbon Smash

hat is a bourbon smash? A smash is an icy cocktail that often highlights seasonal fruit or herbs. It’s made for hot days, and can be made with your spirit of choice (vodka, bourbon and whiskey all work). This bourbon smash is a refreshing bourbon cocktail that’s full of flavor: perfectly balanced and tangy, with …

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Bourbon Tea

Summer drinking just got easier with this batch-making cocktail! Especially if you’re living or travelling in the South. For one, sweet tea is a staple drink in every restaurant down south. Now add Bourbon, which is historically rooted in states such as Tennessee and Kentucky – you have the perfect pairing for a sweet summer …

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Whiskey Peach Smash

The Whiskey Peach Smash was created by DeGroff in the late 1980’s and is a cousin of the Mint Julep, so this drink is refreshing but it is not sweet. The Whiskey Peach Smash is a fruity, lightly-spicy, and refreshing cocktail, that can be made with a light whiskey or bourbon. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 oz Whiskey 1 tsp Peach Jam …

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