21 Southern Bourbon Cocktails
When the crowd breaks for halftime, impress your guests by bringing out a round of Old Fashioneds, garnished with fruit and made with a secret ingredient: whole-berry cranberry sauce. These cocktails are best served immediately, so recruit a fellow barkeep for muddling assistance.
- Recipe: Cranberry Old Fashioned Cocktail
Mint juleps are the quintessential Southern cocktail. All you need for this classic version is fresh mint, mint simple syrup, and bourbon. Leftover simple syrup keeps refrigerated about one week and perfectly sweetens iced tea. See our tips and techniques for stirring up a mint julep.
Recipe: Classic Mint Julep
Step-by-Step Video: Make a Classic Mint Julep