Kentucky 95 cocktail

PUBLISHED ON: 10.13.2011

Did you know that the state of Kentucky produces 95 percent of the world’s supply of Bourbon? Β To be sold as bourbon it must be produced here in the United States.

In honor of the American spirit of bourbon, I raise my glass and share with you the Kentucky 95 cocktail a twist on the classic French 75.

Kentucky 95
Serves 1
Recipe from Bobby Flay

Ingredients:
3/4-ounce good-quality bourbon
3/4-ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2-ounce fresh orange juice
3/4-ounce Simple SyrupΒ 
Ice cubes
Champagne or other dry sparkling wine, chilled
Lemon twist, for serving
Directions:
Combine the bourbon, lemon juice, orange juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with 6 ice cubes. Shake for 10 seconds before straining into a wineglass and topping with champagne and a lemon twist.
Enjoy!



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