In honor of National Bourbon Heritage Month (September), Meat Market mixologist Gloria Pope has crafted a sweet and savory cocktail for lovers of the Kentucky classic. Made with muddled strawberries, citrus, and Maker’s Mark, the whisky cocktail gets a savory singed rosemary garnish. Stop by Meat Market this month to try it out, or whip one up at home.
Southern Strawberry SERVES ONE
2 fresh strawberries
1 1/2 ounces Maker’s Mark Kentucky Bourbon Whisky
1/2 ounce orange juice
1/2 ounce lemon juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup
In a mixing glass, muddle the strawberries. Add Maker’s Mark, orange juice, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Add ice and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a stalk of rosemary that’s been slightly singed.