Bourbon cocktails that will bring you some holiday cheer!

The weather is getting chilly and the days are getting shorter. Moods are getting gleamy, and sometimes a little holiday pick me up is needed! And, of course, our Moonshine Apple Pie and Hot Shot Cinnamon Whiskey make for some mighty fine holiday drinks!  But, our Bourbon Whiskey does too! Next time you’re needing a quick warm up or trying to find a good drink for a party you’re hosting, definitely try these two Bourbon holiday drinks.


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Hot Buttered Bourbon

-Batter

  • ½ stick butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground cloves

Mix together with fork or spoon until well combined. Use immediately or store in fridge until ready to serve.

-Preparing drink

  • 2 tbsp batter
  • 2 oz Bad Dog Bourbon Whiskey
  • Top with boiling water

Garnish with whipped cream, dust with cinnamon and pair with Bad Dog Bourbon infused Chocolate Truffles. Find recipe here.

 


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Maple Bourbon Hot Chocolate

  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 3 oz hot chocolate of your choice
  • 1 oz maple syrup
  • 3 oz Bad Dog Bourbon
  • bacon of your choice   

Combine milk and hot chocolate mix into sauce pan and stir until well blended. Add maple syrup and Bourbon. Let simmer (not boil) and begin cooking the bacon. Pour into mug and garnish with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, and bacon.

Cheers!

 

Find more drink recipes here.

Bad Dog Bourbon Infused Chocolate Truffles

Alcohol deserves to be in more than just beverages! These Bourbon infused truffles are the perfect dessert to any gathering!

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  • 14 oz semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½  cup heavy whipping cream
  • ½  tsp vanilla extract
  • ½  tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 oz Bad Dog Bourbon

 

Pour 7 oz chocolate chips into bowl. Heat heavy whipping cream in sauce pan over Med heat until it reaches a boil. Instantly pour cream into bowl over chocolate chips and whisk until smooth. Stir in vanilla, cinnamon, and bourbon. Place in fridge for 2-3 hours.

Melt the remaining chocolate chips in microwave safe bowl for 30 second intervals, stirring until completely melted.

Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and scoop mixture with tbsp and form into balls using your hands. (tip, run hands under cold water and then dry before handling mix. It will help keep from melting. If mix starts to melt, throw it in the freezer for 10 min). Dip each ball into melted chocolate and place on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with cocoa powder for garnish.

Instantly put in fridge to cool until ready to serve.

Enjoy!