Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Bourbon & Sage

November 22, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Hey There!

Sometimes, you just want to sip on a little whiskey. Today's simple recipe makes that straight whiskey a little more palatable. The measurements below are technically for a double, so feel free to adjust as you see fit. For those celebrating, we wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. We hope you enjoy! As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages

This makes 1 strong drink! Let's get started!


Here's what you need:

For Garnish
1 Sage Leaf


For Honey Sage Simple Syrup
1/2 Cup Local Honey
10 Sage Leaves
1 Cup Water

For Drink
3 oz. Bourbon Whiskey (we used Basil Hayden's Bourbon)
3 tbsp. Honey Sage Simple Syrup (instructions below)
Orange Peel
Ice ( cubed and one large block/sphere)

You will also need a mixing glass, bar spoon, hawthorne strainer, 1 rocks tumbler, and a medium saucepan.


Let's Make the Honey Sage Simple Syrup!

  1. In small pot or saucepan add all ingredients:

    • 1/2 Cup Local Honey

    • 10 Sage Leaves

    • 1 Cup Water

  2. Cook on Medium heat; bring to a boil. 

  3. Reduce heat to low and let simmer for 2-3 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat, strain out sage leaves and set aside to chill.


Let's Make the Drink!

  1. In your mixing glass, add:

    • Ice

    • Bourbon Whiskey (3 oz.)

    • Honey Sage Simple Syrup (3 tbsp.)

  2. Stir gently.

  3. Add ice sphere/block to tumbler and pour your cocktail.

  4. Twist orange peel over glass to release oils

  5. Garnish with sage leaf.

  6. Sip slow. Enjoy!


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