Kentucky Christmas
In this cocktail, bright, tart cranberry preserves beautifully balance the rich caramel flavor of bourbon. Get the recipe for Kentucky Christmas ». Todd Coleman
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In this cocktail from Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland, Oregon’s Clyde Common restaurant, bright, tart cranberry preserves beautifully balance the rich caramel flavor of bourbon. This recipe first appeared in the iPad edition of our Jan/Feb 2013 issue along with Jeffrey Morgenthaler’s article Preserves in Cocktails.

Kentucky Christmas Kentucky Christmas
In this cocktail from Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland, Oregon's Clyde Common restaurant, bright, tart cranberry preserves beautifully balance the rich caramel flavor of bourbon.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. bourbon
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 1 tsp. cranberry preserves
  • 1 oz. club soda
  • Fresh cranberries, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine bourbon, juice, syrup, and preserves in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into an old fashioned glass with crushed ice. Top with soda, and garnish with fresh cranberries.

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