Sage Advice
Courtesy of Coopers' Craft

A homemade ginger, lime, and sage syrup brings herbaceous, bright notes to this toasty cocktail. If you don’t have Coopers’ Craft, feel free to use any Kentucky bourbon that you have on hand.

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Serves 4

  • 6 ounces Coopers’ Craft 82.2 Bourbon
  • 3 ounces ginger-lime-sage simple syrup (recipe follows)
  • Apple cider
  • Garnish: Smoking sage leaf
  • Ginger-lime-sage syrup
  • 8 ounces sugar
  • 6 ounces lime juice
  • 2 ounces ginger juice
  • 4-5 sage leaves
  • *Fill four highball glasses with ice to serve from the pitcher.

Make the ginger-lime-sage syrup

  1. Combine sugar,  lime juice, and ginger juice with sage leaves. Heat skillet and stir until dissolved, about 2 minutes. Cook an additional 2 minutes while stirring, then remove from heat. Allow to cool and enjoy.

Make the Sage Advice cocktail

  1. Combine Coopers’ Craft 82.2 and ginger lime syrup in a large pitcher with ice. Stir drink before serving. Top with apple cider. Garnish with a smoking sage leaf.


  • Recipe By
    Fitz Bailey of Coopers’ Craft

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