Between gifts for party hosts, presents for family and friends, groceries for get-togethers and more, holiday lists of things to buy can be endless. Luckily, Basil Hayden’s Bourbon can help you cross a few things off your list as it makes a great gift for the whiskey enthusiast or novice, the perfect ingredient in festive cocktails and more. Odds are that one or more of the people on your list are whiskey lovers so considering Basil Hayden’s Whiskey will make your gift-buying regiment this year easy peasy!

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Ward Eight

By Dave Fisher, New York

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ part Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
  • ⅔ part Lemon Juice
  • ⅓ part Orange Juice
  • ½ Mint Syrup
  • ⅙ part Grenadine

Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled coupe glass.

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Havoc in Nelson County

By Dave Fisher, New York

Ingredients

  • 2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
  • 2 dash Orange Bitters
  • 1 part Banana Syrup

Method: Add all ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir and strain into a rocks glass with a large ice cube.