Kentucky Pilgrim

2 oz Bourbon, Wild Turkey 101 (Thanksgiving-infused)
1 oz Lemon juice
12 oz Maraschino Liqueur
12 oz Demerara syrup (1:1)
1 twst Lemon peel (as garnish)
Cold: shake, strain, stemmed wine glass, twist. Hot: Build in a warmed mug and add 3 oz boiling water. Garnish.
Thanksgiving Turkey: infuse two barspoons of cardamom seeds in one liter of high proof bourbon for 24 hours and strain. Add 1 1/2 cups unsweetened cranberries and three cinnamon sticks; infuse for two days, agitating daily, and strain. Keep cool and dark like you in your high school days.
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Made these for Thanksgiving

Made these for Thanksgiving (cold). Fantastic. One change: smash the cranberries before steeping them in the bourbon. It imbues a wonderful flavor and gorgeous color. Also satisfying to squash fresh cranberries with a meat mallet.