The Kentucky Thanksgiving Cocktail

November 21, 2013

Celebrate Thanksgiving Kentucky-style with this festive cocktail, a tasty blend of cardamom-infused Wild Turkey bourbon, lemon juice, Campari and demerara syrup. One sip of this delicious cocktail and you'll be talking with a smooth Southern drawl.

Kentucky Thanksgiving
Courtesy of Wild Turkey Bourbon

1.5 oz. Wild Turkey Thanksgiving Infusion (see instructions below)

1 oz. lemon juice

.25 oz. Maraschino Liqueur
.25 oz. Campari

.5 oz. Demerara syrup
Shake ingredients and strain into a coup or martini glass. Stir and garnish with a wide lemon disc twist.
In a wide-mouthed glass infusion jar place 1 liter of Wild Turkey 101 and 2 barspoons of cardamom seeds. Close and leave in a dark cool place for 1 day. Strain out cardamom and add 1.5 cups dried unsweetened cranberries and 3 sticks of cinnamon. Close and leave for another two days, agitating once per day. Strain solids and store in the original Wild Turkey bottle with proper labeling.