Monday, September 8, 2008

Beverage Monday. National Bourbon Month

This week are featuring Maker's Mark a bourbon from Kentucky, where they are celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month.

"Maker’s Mark Just Peachy"

1 oz Maker’s Mark
3/4 oz Peach Schnapps
4 oz orange juice
1 orange slice
Fill a cocktail shaker 3/4 full of ice; add all ingredients. Shake for 30 seconds. Strain into stemmed glass (small goblet or brandy snifter). Garnish with orange slice.

The "Maker’s Mark Manhattan”

1.5 oz Maker’s Mark.
5 oz Sweet Vermouth
1 teaspoon of maraschino cherry juice
Maraschino cherry
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice; add ingredients. Shake for 30 seconds. Strain into chilled Manhattan glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Recipes and photos courtesy of Maker's Mark.


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