Celebrating World Whiskey Day (May 20, 2017)

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Bull Run Distillery

Celebrating World Whiskey Day (May 20, 2017)Bull Run Distillery was established in 2010 in Portland, Oregon and this particular product is a new one for Bull Run. What's wild and great about Bull Run is that when they tell the story of how they came to be, they talk about the principle officers. It tells a lot.

The quality of the product is remarkable as well. But, don't believe us. Seriously. Try it for yourself.

Received:
(1) 750ml Bull Run Single Malt Whiskey (89 Proof) SRP $61.00

Recipe:

Single Malt Smash (by Joel Schmeck of Irving St. Kitchen)
1.5 oz Bull Run Oregon Single Malt
1 Heaping Tablespoon Oregon Blackberry Preserve
6 Sage Leaves, Muddled
.75 Oz lemon juice
.25 Oz Demerara Syrup (2:1)

Softly muddle sage leaves in the bottom of a shaker tin, add remaining ingredients with ice and shake well. Pour cocktail directly from tin into a large rocks glass and garnish with sage leaf.

Look for your Bull Run product here.

Bushmills

Bushmills Red Bush is aged in bourbon casks. As a member of the Bushmill family, it comes from Ireland and has been triple distilled. Ultra smooth. Celebrating World Whiskey Day (May 20, 2017)

Received:
(1) 750ml Bottle of Bushmills Red Bush SRP $26.00

Bushmills Red Bush may be purchased online from this link.

Recipe:

Bushmills Red Bush Irish Old Fashioned
1.5 oz Bushmills Red Bush
2 dashes Dead Rabbit Orinoco Bitters
1 tsp Honey Syrup
1 dash Lemon Oils

Pour over ice (preferably 1 large cube). Gently stir. Garnish with an orange twist.

Monkey Shoulder

Monkey Shoulder is distilled, aged and bottled in Scotland. Monkey Shoulder is also a term in the distillery business for those whose job it was/is to shovel barley. This led to one arm with a slight hang (like a monkeys). Fortunately, this is no longer an issue for the makers of Monkey Shoulder. However, the name has stuck. The distinction between this whisky and all others is that it's the world's first 'triple' malt. It's also extra smooth.

Received:
(1) 750ml Bottle of Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Scotch Whisky (86 Proof) SRP $29.99

Recipes:

Brass Monkey
50ml Monkey Shoulder
Buttloads of ice

Celebrating World Whiskey Day (May 20, 2017)Add ice to your glass
Pour Monkey Shoulder over the ice
Enjoy

Ginger Monkey
50ml Monkey shoulder
80ml Ginger Ale
One Fresh Orange Wedge

Fill long glass with ice
Add ingredients into glass and gently stir
Garnish with orange wedge

Show Me The Monkey
1.5 parts Monkey Shoulder Scotch Whisky
1 part Drambuie
3 parts apple juice
4 fresh mint leaves

Shake all the ingredients together and double strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Garnish with a mint leaf and banana slice (optional).

You will find your next bottle of Monkey Shoulder in a bar, a restaurant or a spirits store. It is also sold online. We found it here for $25.99.

Palmetto Whiskey
Celebrating World Whiskey Day (May 20, 2017)

Palmetto Whiskey is all about family, quality and history. The idea for Palmetto originated with Smithsonian-recognized musician Dock Boggs. At his urging, brothers Trey and Bryan Boggs brought this idea to life.

Palmetto Distillery produces South Carolina's first legal moonshine and some outstanding southern whiskey.

Received:
(1) 750ml Bottle of Palmetto Whiskey (89 Proof) SRP $29.98
(1) Blue with Gold Accents Whiskey Bag
(1) 32 Fl Oz Palmetto Margarita Drink Mix SRP $8.99

Recipes:

Old Fashioned
Recipe by the Glass
1.5 Oz Palmetto Whiskey
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
1 Sugar Cube
Few dashes plain water
Celebrating World Whiskey Day (May 20, 2017)

Palmetto Moonshine Margarita
Recipe by the Glass
2 Oz Palmetto Moonshine
5 Oz of Palmetto Moonshine Margarita Mix
Rim glass with salt or sugar
Garnish with a lime wedge

Whiskey Sour
Recipe by the Glass
1 1/2 Oz Palmetto Whiskey
1 Oz Lemon Juice
1/2 Simple Syrup
1 Maraschino Cherry

You will find your next bottle of Palmetto Whiskey here.

Vital Links: Bull Run Distilling Company Bushmills Monkey Shoulder Palmetto Whiskey World Whisky Day
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