Summer Citrus Bourbon Cocktail
This cocktail is like summer in a glass. The bourbon and bright, tangy citrus combine to make the perfect refreshing cocktail on a warm day.
Yield: 1 cocktail
1 ¼ ounce bourbon
½ ounce fresh lemon juice
½ ounce fresh grapefruit juice
½ ounce honey syrup (see recipe below)
1 dash Angostura bitters
Mint and Lemon (for garnish)
Combine all the ingredients, except the garnish, in shaker tin with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a lemon wheel.
To make honey syrup: Combine ¼ cup honey and ¼ cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until honey is dissolved. Allow to cool and transfer to an airtight container. Syrup will keep, refrigerated, for up to 1 month.