Christmas in Kentucky

1 oz Overproof bourbon, Knob Creek
1 oz Aperol
1 12 oz Grapefruit juice
12 oz Lime juice
Instructions
Shake, strain, lowball, rocks
History
This cocktail was the original inspiration for the Cynar-based Bardstown on the menu at the Oak Long Bar + Kitchen in the Fairmont Copley, Boston, MA
From other users
  • Excellent. Quite accessible, despite a touch of Aperol bitterness and the bourbon base. Refreshing enough for summer; festive enough for Christmas. — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Was very good with grapefruit soda instead of juice, and slightly more bourbon. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Made with Elijah Craig and red grapefruit juice. Grapefruit and Aperol team up to lend just the right amount of bitterness. — ☆☆☆☆
  • A bit too sour. 3.5 stars — ☆☆☆
  • Really Tasty. Great for a refreshing cocktail — ☆☆☆☆
  • too juice forward - maybe double the bourbon and aperol — ☆☆☆
  • Crisp, refreshing, reminds me a little of a Paper Plane. Pushed the bourbon to 1.5. Tempted to add some allspice dram or festive bitters if this is supposed to really be Christmasy. — ☆☆☆☆
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Crisp, refreshing, reminds me

Crisp, refreshing, reminds me a little of a Paper Plane. Pushed the bourbon to 1.5. Tempted to add some allspice dram or festive bitters if this is supposed to really be Christmasy. 

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