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12/12/2018

Coming home to Bourbon Country for the Holidays?

These bars are whipping up some delightfully wintry cocktails that put the "brrr" in Bourbon.

Miracle on Market (Louisville)

Louisville’s own holiday pop-up bar has a drinks menu full of holiday spirit from Snowball Old-Fashioneds to “Naughty” and “Nice” shooters. A crowd favorite is the Run Run Rudolph made with gin, mulled wine puree, lemon, cane syrup and prosecco. Yes, all drinks come in holiday-themed glassware. 

Hell or High Water (Louisville)

Below Whiskey Row you can find this cozy, dimly lit speakeasy serving specialty cocktails that will warm your soul. Try the holiday special Riddle Me This, made with Ramazzotti, Bacon Guinness Syrup, Chai Ginger Tea, Egg, Corazon Bitters, Toasted Oregano and Pumpkin Spice.

Bottle & Bond (Bardstown)

One of Bourbon Country’s newest distilleries, Bardstown Bourbon Company, has a brand-new restaurant - Bottle & Bond - that is serving a full menu of holiday cocktails this season. The Sandy Claus, Noggerdoodle and You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out are just some of the popular options. For those parents hoping for some “elf” inspiration, we recommend ordering an Elf on the Shelf made with Dixie Vodka, Matcha Tea Syrup, Green Chartreuse, Creme de Menthe and Laphroaig.

Bourbon’s Bistro (Louisville)

Bourbon’s Bistro is a cozy local favorite on Frankfort Ave. with a team that is always finding new ways to innovate using Kentucky’s favorite spirit. This cocktail is one of those creations: a Sweet Potato Pie Martini, made with Angel’s Envy Bourbon, sweet potato spiced puree and Rumchata.

Ramsi’s Café On The World (Louisville)

More of a traditional holiday type of person, without all the frills? Go with Ramsi’s Holiday Orange Spice Old Fashioned. Adding citrus and spice to an Old Fashioned is as classic as garland and poinsettia on a mantle. Buffalo Trace Bourbon, orange & spice, raw sugar and orange bitters.