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Peach, Bourbon, and Molasses Tart

Ingredients CRUST 1 cup walnuts 1/2 cup raw unsalted sunflower seeds 1/2 cup medjool dates 1/4 teaspoon sea salt FILLING 4 local ripe peaches 1 cup multicolored raisins 5 medjool dates 1/4 cup bourbon 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup nuts (walnuts or almonds are best) 2 tablespoons lemon juice Preparation … Continue reading

Charbonneau Way

Ingredients 2 oz. rye 1/2 oz. maple syrup 1/2 oz. lemon juice 1/4 oz. Suze (or punt e mes, campari, Fernet, etc.) absinthe Preparation Combine first four ingredients in an ice-filled shaker. Hard-shake, then strain into a cocktail glass that has been rinsed with absinthe.  Garnish with a thyme sprig. Sobou, via Spirit Magazine

Masala Milk Punch

Ingredients 9 black tea bags 2 oz. ground masala spice blend 2 oz. freshly grated ginger 3/4 oz. rye 3/4 oz. cognac 3/4 oz. rum 2 oz. whole milk Preparation Simmer the first three ingredients in 4 cups of water for 20 minutes.  Strain into a liquid measuring cup, then add an equal amount of … Continue reading

Mint Julep

Ingredients 4 cups bourbon 2 bunches fresh mint 1 c. water 1 c. sugar Preparation Remove ~40 small mint leaves, wash, and place in bowl.  Cover with 1/4 c. bourbon and soak for 15 minutes.  Gather the leaves in paper towel and wring out over the bowl.  Dip the bundle again, and repeat the process … Continue reading


Ingredients 2 oz rye 1/2 oz. Fernet Branca 1/2 oz. simple syrup 1 dash Angostura bitters 1 twist lemon peel Preparation Stir and strain down into a double-old fashioned glass. Express the lemon oil and wipe the peel along the glass rim before you drop it in. Kindred Cocktails

Kentucky Flower

Ingredients 1 1/2 oz. bourbon 1/2 oz. St. Germain 1 oz. juice [good: cranberry cocktail, better: Simply Grapefruit, worse: 100% cranberry] 1 egg white 1 splash fresh lemon juice Preparation Combine in a cocktail shaker.  Shake vigorously without ice until frothy.  Add ice and shake again, then double-strain into a cocktail glass.  Garnish with a … Continue reading

The Smoking Gun

Ingredients 2 oz. Islay scotch 3/4 tsp. Fernet Branca 1/2 tsp. brown sugar simple syrup 2 dashes bitters Preparation Shake over ice, strain into small cocktail or scotch glass. Mark Allen, Red Feather Lounge, Boise, ID, via Imbibe Magazine