Looking for a great way to kick off the weekend? Try this sophisticated and tasty cocktail compliments of Mark O’Shea of The Pub in Lexington, Ky. As an Irishman, he knows his drinks! Grab the Town Branch Bourbon and a few other ingredients and you’ll realize this may be the perfect signature cocktail for your next gathering!
The Hometown Hero
- 1 oz Town Branch Bourbon
- ½ oz St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
- ½ oz fresh juice from one lemon
- ½ oz simple syrup
- About 3 oz Sprite or 7UP
- Garnish with one large mint leaf
Add bourbon, St-Germain, lemon juice and simple syrup in a shaker over ice.
After shaking, pour into a 10 oz glass filled with ice. Add Sprite or 7UP and stir.
Take mint leap and slap between hands to release the oils and garnish.