Whether we are looking to slip away from family time for a sip of bourbon, or we are needing a festive cocktail for the opinionated dinner table; the cheer of the holidays is always made a little brighter with some drinking. In particular, any drink using the bourbons from Texas’ Garrison Brothers Distillery. We’ve rounded up the perfect get-us-through-the-holidays drinks filled with lots of cheer and a few ounces of bourbon.
CHEERS TO CHEER
Glass: Collins Garnish: Lemon Peel optional Materials: 1 1/2 oz. Garrison Brothers Small Batch Bourbon 1/2 oz. Liber & Co. Barrel-Infused Demerara Syrup 3/4 oz. Lemon Juice 1/2 oz. Pear Brandy 1/2 oz. Soda Water
In a shaking tin, combine Garrison Brothers, syrup, lemon juice and pear brandy. Shake and strain into a Collins glass over ice. Top with soda water and garnish with a lemon peel (optional).
Glass: Coffee Mug Garnish: Lemon Wheel and Cinnamon Stick Materials: 2 oz. Garrison Brothers Small Batch Bourbon 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice 1/2 oz. Cinnamon Simple Syrup 1/4 oz. Honey 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters Hot Water
In a mug, combine Garrison Brothers, lemon juice, simple syrup, honey and bitters. Top with hot water and garnish with a lemon wheel and cinnamon stick.