Fine Spirits: Groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, so the entire country is in for a long winter. With so much snow on the ground, Basil Hayden Bourbon has a way to keep luxuriously warm.
The spicy flavor and aroma make Basil Hayden a great addition to many winter cocktails, with hints of pepper and honey.
This recipe for the signature Basil Hayden Bourbon Cocktail combines the stomach warming properties of the luxury liquor with winter's citrus fruit.
Basil Hayden Bourbon Cocktail
2 parts Basil Hayden
¾ part Cointreau
2 parts Orange Juice
3-4 dashes Angostura Bitters
Combine in a mixing glass. Shake with ice. Strain into glass with ice.