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10 Wild Turkey Cocktail Recipes to try at home!

When it comes to cocktails, there are few spirits that pack as much of a punch as Wild Turkey. This iconic American whiskey is known for its bold flavor and high proof, making it a favorite among bartenders and drinkers alike.

While Wild Turkey can be enjoyed straight or on the rocks, it really shines in cocktails. The spirit's bold flavor pairs well with a variety of mixers, making it a versatile ingredient for any number of drinks.

Looking to make a Wild Turkey cocktail? Check out our favorite recipes below.

1. The Boulevardier

Ingredients: Campari, sweet vermouth, Wild Turkey Bourbon

Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass.

2. The Kentucky Colonel

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Bourbon, mint simple syrup, Angostura bitters

Instructions: In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

3. The Mint Julep

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Bourbon, mint simple syrup, club soda

Instructions: In a shaker filled with ice, combine bourbon and mint simple syrup. Shake well and strain into a Collins glass. Top with club soda and garnish with a sprig of mint.

4. The Old Fashioned

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Bourbon, sugar cube, Angostura bitters, water

Instructions: In a rocks glass, muddle the sugar cube with Angostura bitters and a splash of water. Add bourbon and fill the glass with ice. Stir well and garnish with an orange twist.

5. The Whiskey Sour

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup, egg white (optional)

Instructions: In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass. If using egg white, shake again without ice to froth before topping the drink.

6. The Manhattan

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Bourbon, sweet vermouth, Angostura bitters

Instructions: In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with a cherry.

7. The Sazerac

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Rye whiskey, simple syrup, absinthe or Herbsaint, Peychaud’s bitters, lemon twist

Instructions: Coat a rocks glass with absinthe or Herbsaint. In a shaker filled with ice, combine rye whiskey, simple syrup, and Peychaud’s bitters. Shake well and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

8. The Vieux Carre

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Rye whiskey, Cognac, sweet vermouth, Benedictine, Angostura bitters, Peychaud’s bitters, lemon twist

Instructions: In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

9. The Seelbach

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Bourbon, Cointreau or triple sec, Peychaud’s bitters, Angostura bitters, Champagne

Instructions: In a shaker filled with ice, combine bourbon, Cointreau or triple sec, and both types of bitters. Shake well and strain into a flute. Top with Champagne and garnish with a cherry.

10. The Kentucky Mule

Ingredients: Wild Turkey Bourbon, ginger beer, lime juice

Instructions: In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a Collins glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

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What are your go to Wild Turkey Bourbon Cocktails? Let us know in the comments below and we'll be sure to try them.

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