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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The Rickey

The Rickey cocktail is a highball drink made from gin or bourbon, half of a lime squeezed and dropped in the glass, and carbonated water. Little or no sugar is added to the rickey. The cocktail was originally created with bourbon in Washington, D.C. at Shoomaker’s Bar by bartender George A. Williamson in the 1880s. It was made in collaboration with Democratic lobbyist Colonel Joe Rickey, …

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Drunken Leprechaun

This Irish whiskey cocktail is delicious, and a perfect St Patrick’s Day cocktail! Even if whiskey is not your usual tipple, I think you’ll be very pleasantly surprised by the rich flavors in this yummy sipping cocktail. INGREDIENTS 3 oz Jameson Irish Whiskey 1 oz Guinness Reduction simple syrup 1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice 1 1/2 oz Soney Simple Syrup 4 mint leaves …

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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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