Nashville Red Eye
The only thing that's better than a cold brew in summer is...a boozy cold brew.
1 oz Jack Single Barrel Rye
1 oz Cold Brew Coffee
½ oz Raw Simple Syrup
4 oz Oatmeal Stout
Coffee Beans, for Garnish
Shake first 3 ingredients with ice for 10 seconds to combine and chill. Strain into chilled Snifter already containing the 4 oz of stout. Float coffee beans on top of foam.
Two ingredients plus Ice? we'll take that.
6 oz. Vanilla Bean Dry Sparkling Beverage (can substitute other sparkling water)
1/2 oz. bourbon
Simply mix all ingredients in a highball glass. Optional: garnish with a lime or orange slice.
Blackberry Bourbon Lemonade
Mason Jar drinks are the best kind of summer drinks.
1.5 oz. Bourbon
3/4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 oz. Simple Syrup
1/2 oz. Blackberry Puree
1 Cardamom Pod
Lemon Wheel and fresh Blackberry, for garnish
Muddle the cardamom in a mixing glass, then add Bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup, and blackberry puree. Add ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a collins glass or a mason jar filled with ice. And top with a dry sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon wheel and fresh blackberry.
Because mint maketh a superb summer cocktail.
4 oz. Rainier Cherry DRY
1 1/2 oz. bourbon
1/4 small lemon
A few sprigs of mint
Muddle mint and lemon in a cocktail shaker. Add bourbon and shake. Then, pour into a decorative glass with ice.Garnish with a fresh mint sprig and start acting as awesome as the one and only Staci.
Pass The Tabu
It is hard to resist a drink served in an actual pineapple hull, right?
3 oz. Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Select
1 oz. House-made Orgeat
1 oz. Velvet Falernum
5 oz. Ray & Nephew Overproof Rum
1.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
5 oz. Maraschino Liqueur
3 Dash Angostura Bitters
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
Shake all ingredients vigorously with ice. Pour into Pineapple shell. Serve with a flaming lime and several tall straws for sharing.
Basil Bourbon Mule
A refreshing cocktail with a ginger-lemon taste.
4 Basil Leaves
2 oz. Bourbon
6 oz. Q Ginger Beer
Pour Bourbon into a muddler and add 4 basil leaves. Gently muddle basil leaves.
Summer in Siam
A quintessential Southern cocktail with extra chill.
0.75 oz. Simple Syrup
2 oz. Pogues Irish Whiskey
In a metal julep cup, muddle the mind leaves gently. Then add Simply Syrup, Whiskey and stir in crushed ice. Top with crushed ice and 3 mint tops like a bouquet.
An OJ-Based cocktail that's a perfect sub for mimosas after brunch hours.
11/2 oz. Four Roses Bourbon
1/2 oz. Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
3/4 oz. Orange Juice
Rainier Cherry Dry Sparkling Beverage (or Club Soda)
Add bourbon, orange juice, and Vermouth to an ice-filled cocktail shaker and shake it up. Strain into a coupe glass. Top with Rainier Cherry DRY or Club Soda and garnish with half a fresh cherry.
Blackberry Sun Tea
Sipping this on a porch swing, recommended.
3 oz. Sparkling Ice Peach Iced Tea (or substitute iced tea)
1.5 oz. Bourbon
1 oz. St, Germain
Muddle blackberries in a shaker. Add ice, whiskey and St. Germain. Shake and pour (do not strain) into highball glass. Top with peach iced tea.
Black Cherry Smash
An instance when nutmegs work for non-wintery cocktails, too.
3 oz. Bai Bubbles Bolivia Black Cherry
Juice of 1 Lime
1 oz. Bourbon
Dash of Nutmeg
Skewered Bing Black Cherries
Place a block of ice in a rocks glass with a dash of Nutmeg. Squeeze lime juice and pour Bolivia Black Cherry and bourbon to fill. Sprinkle nutmeg on top and garnish with skewered bing black cherries.