Not Your Pink Drink 2012 Winners

"Not Your Pink Drink" Contest Winners, 2012

Congratulations to the 2012 BW "Not Your Pink Drink" first place contest winners Karen Rego and Rachel Isaacs. Chosen from several entries, these drinks were featured at the BW "Any Way She Likes It" session during the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. Now you can enjoy them at home or serve them at your next party. Jill Slavinsky received an honorable mention in the Amateur Division for her cocktail titled, "Bourbonista Apple Pie a la Mode."

PROFESSIONAL DIVISION:

Rachel Isaacs

Not Your Subourban Housewife

1 oz. or equal parts of the following:
90 proof bourbon
Butterscotch Schnapps
Frangelico Hazelnut Liquor
Splash Grand Marnier

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass rimmed with raw sugar. Garnish with an orange twist and a dried apricot.
 

AMATEUR DIVISION: 

1st Place

Karen Rego

High Doll

1 1/4 oz. Bourbon - 90 Proof
3/4 oz. Amaretto
2 oz. Chilled Lime Sparkling Water
1 lime wedge
1 slice orange

Fill a highball or rocks glass with ice.  Pour Bourbon and Amaretto over ice.  Add Sparkling Water.  Squeeze juice of lime into glass and add lime wedge.  Stir gently.  Garnish with orange slice.
 

HONORABLE MENTION:
 
Jill Slavinsky

Bourbonista Apple Pie a la Mode
 
2 oz. 80 Proof Bourbon
3/4 oz. Apple Caramel Schnapps
1 oz. Sweet Cream Coffee Creamer (or Half and Half)
Pinch of Cinnamon

Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.  Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass.  Garnish with cinnamon stick and enjoy!