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  • 31 Mar

    Buffalo Trace and Buffalo Blush Cocktail Recipe

    Posted by Carlee Wilson

    Recipe from our latest Stylish Saturday, Cocktails and Lunch Event

    Bourbon is not often considered a classic 'ladies who lunch' tipple. But credit where credit is due, this classy Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey went down as one of the favourite cocktails featured by our fantastic host Emily of Hi Spirits UK
    at last weekend's 'ladies who lunch with cocktails event'


    Ancient buffalo carved paths through the wilderness that led America's first pioneers and explorers westward. One such trail led to the banks of the Kentucky River where these guys have been making bourbon whiskey the same way for over 200 years.
    7 times named Distiller of the Year - this bourbon is a tribute to all that is uniquely American, a celebration of the country's textured history, its fight for freedom and independence and its fierce pride governing its heritage. Inside each bottle is the essence of courage, a sense of adventure, a quest for the unknown, and a thirst for discovery. This is the legend and legacy of rich ancestry, captured and embodied by the Buffalo Trace Distillery.

    We love this distillery's claim to fame...

    'We proudly hold the title of the oldest, continually operating, distillery in America, remaining operational even during Prohibition—for “medicinal” purposes.' 

    Cheers to that!

    Rich in history and hospitality Buffalo Trace apparently has something to offer everyone. The distillery sits on 130 acres with four centuries of architecture represented on site. The grounds are beautifully manicured all year long with colorful blossoms in the spring and vibrant foliage in the fall.
    Sounds spectacular! But for the time being, I will need to just enjoy this cocktail here in sunny Glasgow!

    ‘buffalo blush’


    50ml buffalo trace

    50ml fresh lemon juice

    25ml vanilla sugar syrup

    fresh strawberries

    ginger beer top


    muddle 3

    strawberries in the base

     of a rocks glass.

    fill with crushed ice

    and build all other ingredients on top.

    garnish with strawberry heart and lime

    Buffalo Blush



    Why not try Emily's recipe for Buffalo Blush?  It's not a tough recipe, and would be an assured hit at any summer garden party this year amongst men and women alike.

    If you haven't attended one of our cocktail events yet, get yourself and a bunch of friends booked up! Excellent value at £48.50 per person to recieve 5 cocktails followed by a two course lunch designed by our chef Brian Maule.

    Also great to receive as a gift!

    See here for our up-coming dates and call to book 0141 248 3801



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