Saturday, December 12, 2009

Classic Cocktail: Bourbon Daisy

For @dana88 who wondered what a Bourbon Daisy was.

Last night I made a server a "Sidecar" for her shift drink. Since I used fresh squeezed lemon juice I was left with half a lemon. Not wanting to waste it, I whipped up a Bourbon Daisy. Here is a classic recipe and the one I used last night. Mine is about the same sweetness because of the triple sec.

Bourbon Daisy
2 oz bourbon
1 oz lemon Juice
1/2 tsp grenadine
1/2 tsp Superfine Sugar
Garnish: Orange Slice and Cherry
Shake all but fruit in a cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Strain over ice into an old-fashioned glass. Garnish with fruit.

Tiki's Bourbon Daisy
2 oz bourbon
1/2 oz triple sec
juice of 1/2 lemon
powdered sugar
Rim a DOF glass with powdered sugar. Shake ingredients with ice. Strain into the old-fashioned glass (no ice). Drop in a cherry. Sit outside the Golden Lion listening to the waves and checking twitter on your blackberry. Enjoy.

Enjoy the flavor!

Mark Woods “aka” TikiTender is the principal bartender at the Golden Lion in Flagler Beach, FL. For more information about him, drink recipes, and general good times visit

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