Each year, the Local Palate celebrates the South’s favorite spirit at the annual Whiskey After Dark. For our 2023 event, the publication partnered with Breakthru Beverage to bring the ambassador’s of world-class whiskey brands to Charleston. In addition to sampling pours of premium whiskey, three signature cocktail were designed for the event.
Inspired by the refreshing peachy goodness of a classic bellini, this cocktail combines the sweetness of peach with the warm, smoky flavors of bourbon and birch extract. Top the bourbon peach bellini with Mountain Valley Spring Water White Peach, for a refreshingly balanced cocktail.
1½ ounces bourbon
3 drops birch extract
2 ounces Mountain Valley Spring Water Peach
Garnish: peach slice and 1 sprig of mint
- In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine bourbon, birch extract, and Mountain Valley Sparkling Water Peach, and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass and garnish with a peach slice and a sprig of mint.