Five of the Detroit area’s most creative bartenders will present their take on the Old Fashioned cocktail, using Bardstown Bourbon Co. Fusion Series #7. The Fusion Series celebrates the blending of younger and older bourbons to create something unique, and the ongoing popularity of the Old Fashioned Cocktail (originally created in the 1800s) allows creative mixologists the chance to take a classic “old” cocktail and make it new again. For every feature cocktail sold throughout September Bardstown Bourbon Company will donate $1 to Gleaners Community Food Bank.
National Bourbon Heritage Month is a celebration of the ‘Native Spirit’ of America and nothing represents that more than giving back to the community. Bardstown Bourbon Company chose Gleaners Community Food Bank as the featured charity to honor Gleaners’ mission, providing households in Southeast Michigan with access to nutritious food.
Local favorites Oak & Reel, The Sugar House, Standby, Frame and Highlands will participate and plan to feature the following Old Fashioned cocktails throughout September. (The Sugar House cocktail will be featured through 9/19.)
Check out what these fabulous mixologists are serving.
Bar – Frame
Old Fashioned Cocktail - Golden Lady
Ingredients - Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series #7, Lemongrass/Safron Simple Syrup, Spiced Orange Bitters
Bartender- Jaz'Min Weaver
Bar – Highlands
Old Fashioned Cocktail - Rosemary Marauder
Ingredients - Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series #7, Rosemary Simple Syrup, Pecan Bitters
Bartender - John Neely
Bar – Oak & Reel
Old Fashioned Cocktail - il Raccolto (the Harvest)
Ingredients - Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series #7, Roasted Corn, Salers Aperitif, Cynar, Preserved Lemon
Bartender - Jacob Feitler
Bar – Standby
Old Fashioned Cocktail - Cowboy Diplomacy
Ingredients - Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series #7, Coffee Liqueur, Banana Oleo Saccharum, Chocolate and Orange Bitters
Bartender - Paul Hyde
Bar – The Sugar House
Old Fashioned Cocktail - Rolled Oat Fashioned
Ingredients - Bardstown Bourbon Company Fusion Series #7, Old Fashioned Oat Caramel, Cocoa Bitters
Bartender - Tony DiMaria
Come visit these quintessential Detroit area bars this September. Order one of these innovative cocktails and help support your community.
Make additional donations - www.gcfb.org
Bardstown Bourbon Company - https://www.bardstownbourbon.com