Fox & Food: Bourbon, Politics, Scandal & American History

1792 Ridgemont Reserve Bourbon at the Tom Moore Distillery in Bardstown, Ky.

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Politics, history and scandal … bourbon has it all.  Raise a glass to the end of election season 2016 with one of the most American of spirits. Fox News’s Lilian Huang Woo speaks with author and bourbon expert Fred Minnick and Red Rooster alum Moses Laboy, mixology/beverage program guru at Bottle & Bine.

 

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Fred Minnick Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker
Fred Minnick
Bourbon Curious: A Simple Tasting Guide for the Savvy Drinker

Bourbon Punch created by Fred Minnick

3 parts Maker’s Mark® Cask Strength

3 parts black tea, freshly brewed

3 cups of ice

3 parts spiced rum

1 part Mathilde Orange Liqueur au Cognac

1 ½ parts orange juice

1 part lemon juice

2 teaspoons nutmeg

1 teaspoons cinnamon

One orange, thinly sliced

While you’re steeping the tea, mix the ice, rum, whiskey, orange liqueur and orange juice in a large punch bowl. Then, pour in the hot tea along with lemon juice, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Stir until all the ice is dissolved. Add sliced oranges and serve.

 

Fred Minnick
Fred Minnick

 

Fred Minnick
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George Would Have Been Proud by Moses Laboy (Bottle & Bine)

2oz Applejack Whiskey

.75oz Pear Nectar

.5oz Maple

.75oz Fresh Lime Juice

Cinnamon Perfume

Pear Chip

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