With a so-so winter, I wanted to speed things up a little into spring. Bring on the warm weather and the bourbon cocktails that go with it.

This recipe is super simple so everyone can make it in a pinch. For an added treat, remember to rub the edge of the glass with the orange peel for an added citrus kick.

  • 1.5 oz. Kentucky Bourbon
  • 1 oz. Aperol
  • 1 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 Cup of Club Soda
  • 1 Orange Wedge for Garnish
  • 1 Orange Peel Twist
  1. Combine bourbon, Aperol, and simple syrup in a rocks glass filled with ice.
  2. Add Club Soda and a squeeze of the orange wedge.
  3. Stir to blend.
  4. Rub the cut edge of the orange wedge around the rim.
  5. Add orange peel to the glass.
It has been a while since I reviewed a cocktail. I picked a bourbon fizz because I was looking for something refreshing and this drink did not disappoint.

Each sip was bursting with fizz and citrus. The bourbon brought a deepness to the cocktail that other fizzes lack. You could substitute the Club Soda for 7-UP to get more citrus into the drink.

This is a good cocktail for the warm days ahead.

This a make at 3/5 Barrels

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