Cocktails were developed on American whiskeys including Bourbon & Rye.
In this class we’ll explore the origin of American whiskey cocktails by focusing on the ‘Classic 5’:
• Old Fashioned
• Whiskey Sour
• Mint Julep
• Whiskey Smash
The Kentucky Castle’s Bourbon-Steward-In-Residence (& Bourbon industry insider) Tim Knittel will guide you through basic cocktail construction theory including:
• Spirit + Sweet + Contrast(s) + Accent,
• Techniques: stirring vs. shaking and order of ingredients,
• Working with ice: hard, crappy & specialty ice
• Selecting whiskey for cocktails by flavor profile
You’ll get to taste each type of cocktail and then make your own!
Tickets are available for:Wednesday, July 8, 6:00 pm – 7:30 or Sunday, July 26, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This class is part of our year-long “Kentucky Bourbon School” led by Bourbon-Steward in Residence Tim Knittel and Executive Bourbon Steward Aften Locken of Distilled Living with a new theme offered each month. No need to attend them all – mix and match as you like!
$35 per person, class includes guided Bourbon flight and light food.
Dinner reservations at Castle Farm Restaurant available for after the class by calling (859) 256-0322 or visiting https://www.thekentuckycastle.com/eat-drink.