I saw this recipe as a video on The Kitchn’s Facebook page the same week my husband received a bottle of Wild Turkey Honey Bourbon as a gift from our brother-in-law. What other conclusion could I draw except it was meant to be the drink of the week?
You can watch the video and see their recipe on how to make this drink here.
In my typical fashion, I adjusted the recipe a little bit based on what ingredients I already had. (No need to shop when making a cocktail!)
I didn’t have pure lemon juice, but I did have lemon sour mix. Knowing that the sour mix already has sugars and sweeteners in it, I reduced the amount of simple syrup.
1 cup honey bourbon
2 cups lemon sour mix
1 cup simple sugar (made from 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water)
1 quart water
With these proportions, the drink is still sweet. If you prefer more tart, reduce or eliminate the simple sugar.
Stir and serve offer ice! In cute vintage sour cream glasses if you have them.
Enjoy – It’s almost Friday!