Kentucky Cousin

Servings 1 Drink


  • 4 mint leaves plus 1 mint sprig
  • 3 lemon slices
  • 4 brandied cherries
  • ½ ounce Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup ice
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • ½ ounce Cherry Heering or cherry liqueur
  • 1 ounce chilled brewed black tea
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice


  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint leaves with 2 lemon slices, 3 cherries and the Simple Syrup.
  • Add the ice, bourbon, Cherry Heering, tea and lemon juice.
  • Shake well and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with the mint sprig and remaining lemon slice and cherry.




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