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Bourbon and Ginger Ale

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This bourbon and ginger ale cocktail is super simple and a fun twist to your usual straight-up bourbon. If you’re feeling spicy you can add in ginger beer instead of ginger ale. Don’t forget to add in the bourbon barrel-aged bitters for an extra dash of flavor!

It wasn’t until a while ago that I realized bourbon rocked my boozy world.

I have always been somewhat of a gin and often turned my nose at the thought of drinking anything brown.

I blame this on the fact that the only bourbon I ever had was the cheap stuff my dad would put in a hot toddy when I was sick.

A hot toddy is almost better than NyQuil.

It’s a natural way of getting your body back into shape. 

So, fast forward to a couple of years ago and I went on a tour of Tuthilltown Spirits.

They were nice enough to give me a bottle of baby bourbon and I have been milking it ever since.

Once I realize how delicious something can be I do the exact opposite of most people.

Instead of having it whenever I want I hoard it.

I only use it for special occasions or for when I absolutely must have bourbon.

Although this drink is simple the flavors are elevated by the use of Fee Brothers whiskey barrel aged bitters.

These things are amazing. I know I said this yesterday, but seriously folks.

Bitters are amazing and need to become a part of your everyday bar setup.

Depending on your love of ginger flavor you can make this drink with ginger ale or ginger beer.

I especially love it when mixed with a nice spicy ginger beer.

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Bourbon and Ginger Ale

Yield: 1 drink
Prep Time: 5 minutes

This bourbon and ginger ale cocktail is super simple and a fun twist to your usual straight-up bourbon. If you’re feeling spicy you can add in ginger beer instead of ginger ale. Don’t forget to add in the bourbon barrel-aged bitters for an extra dash of flavor!

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 4 ounces ginger ale or ginger beer
  • 3 dashes Fee Brothers whiskey barrel aged bitters

Instructions

  1. Fill a short cocktail glass with crushed ice.
  2. Add bourbon and top with ginger ale or ginger beer.
  3. Dash in bitters and give a gentle stir.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 438Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 35mgCarbohydrates: 61gFiber: 0gSugar: 61gProtein: 0g

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