Blog Post: Kentucky Colonel Cocktail Recipe | By Tobin Shea

Kentucky Colonel Cocktail Recipe | By Tobin Shea

“This version of the classic Old Fashioned replaces the sugar with Benedictine, a French herbal liqueur.  It cuts back on the sweetness, while adding an herbal note.” -Tobin Shea, Redbird|Vibiana Bar Director

Read on for a step by step on how to make our Kentucky Colonel cocktail recipe at home…

bartender in apron pouring a shot of liquor to be mixed for a cocktail1. Add 2 ounces of Bourbon to an ice filled shaker.

bartender pouring shot of liquor into a shaker2. Add 1/2 ounce Benedictine.

bartender pouring syrup into a shaker3. Add 3 dashes Angostura Bitters.

bartender smiling and mixing a cocktail4. Stir until chilled (about 20-25 seconds).

bartender pouring a cocktail from a shaker into a glass5. Strain into an ice filled double old fashioned glass.

bartender peeling an orange over a cocktail6. Garnish with an orange twist. Enjoy. 

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