It’s always a bit difficult to find great whiskey cocktails, simply because I don’t drink it all that often. But then I find one, I make it, I try it, and it always comes out delicious! It’s all in the ingredients. This following cocktail asked for an English Pale Ale, but I couldn’t find one, so I substituted it with an IPA at the recommendation of the sales person, and it worked just fine! It was yummy…..

Cheers!

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What you’ll need:

  • 2 oz Bullleit Bourbon (or quality Bourbon of your choice)
  • 1/4 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz Maple syrup
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Old Speckled Hen beer (I substituted with IPA)

Combine Bourbon, lemon juice, Maple syrup and bitters in a cocktail shaker over ice, give a few good shakes. Pour into a highball glass filled with ice. Top off with beer.