Joys of Bourbon
For the connoisseur and casual drinker alike. Both formal and approachable, drinkable and mixable, bourbon is perhaps the world's most versatile spirit. How is it best enjoyed? Let us count the ways.
Undiluted, without ice, served at room temperature typically in a rocks glass or snifter
This is typically the connoisseur’s preference, allowing the drinker to most clearly distinguish the flavor an aroma profile of a given bourbon.
Served on ice in a rocks glass
A more approachable way to enjoy bourbon, as the melted ice will subtly dilute some of the flavors, but can often "bring out" certain nuances.
Bourbon is incredibly mixable with drinks such as cola and ginger ale.
Creating a simple mixed drink makes bourbon highly drinkable. Both ginger ale and cola have been longtime favorites for their complimentary flavors. Other favorites include soda water and lemon-lime soda.
The classics: Manhattan, Old Fashioned, Whiskey Sour, Mint Julep
Bourbon has long been enjoyed in cocktails due to its unique flavor and versatility. From the Kentucky Derby drink of choice, the Mint Julep, to the sophisticated and timeless Manhattan, and dozens of other popular concoctions, the possibilities for bourbon cocktails are seemingly endless.