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Four Roses for Fun

by Dixie Haag | Posted on Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Courtesy of fourroses.com

Tonight’s Monster Energy Drink Series Quaker 400 is at Kentucky Speedway. When in Kentucky, do as the Kentuckians do. That means drinking bourbon. When I used to travel to Louisville for work, I went to several Bourbon bars, and one of the great bourbons was Four Roses. A smooth bourbon like this can be enjoyed straight up over ice. If you’re looking for a nice cocktail made smoother by Four Roses, try an old fashioned whiskey sour or drink it with ginger ale like me. I think ginger makes a nice compliment to bourbon. If you’re wanting some good bourbon to sip while you watch tonight’s race, you should grab some Four Roses!

Four Roses Old Fashioned Whiskey Sour

2 oz. Four Roses Single Barrel Bourbon
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
¾ oz. simple syrup (equal parts white sugar to water)
1 egg white (if using pasteurized egg whites = ½ ounce)

Place all ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, adding the egg white last. Shake vigorously and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass, garnish with lemon peel and a cocktail cherry. Enjoy!

 

About the Author

Dixie Haag is married to Mike Haag. She is a mother to two fantastic young people and a life-long educator.

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