Kentucky is to bourbon as squats are to legs day. They just make sense. It helps that Kentucky is the birthplace of Bourbon, cranking out about 95% of the world’s supply, according to the Kentucky Distillers Association.
To amp up the perfect pairing, this cocktail features muddled strawberries, lemon juice, and a dash of simple syrup. Top it with ginger beer for a little fizz, and you’ve got yourself the ultimate boozy beverage—perfect for any summer cookout.
Recipe created by Erick Castro and provided by Ewan Morgan, brand ambassador for Bulleit Bourbon.
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Makes 1 servings
- 1 strawberry, chopped
- 3/4 oz lemon juice
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
- 1.3 oz Bulleit Bourbon
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- 2 oz ginger beer
How to make it
Muddle strawberry, lemon juice, and syrup in a shaker. Add bourbon, bitters, and ice. Shake.
Strain into an ice-filled glass. Top with ginger beer.