Beast of Burden

By: Hannah Lee Leidy
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Mix up this bourbon drink from New Riff Distillery using their Kentucky Straight Bourbon. Get flavors of a vanilla accent, cinnamon, and dark berry.



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Makes 1 cocktail

  • 2 ounces New Riff Bottled in Bond Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters
  • 1 ounce ginger simple syrup
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Ginger beer
  • Garnish: lime wheel

In a cocktail tin, add bourbon, bitters, syrup and lime juice. Shake and strain into rocks glass filled with ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a lime wheel and fresh mint.

  • Recipe by Katie Tobin, bar manager at The Aquifer at New Riff Distillery, Newport, Kentucky

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