5 Ways To Celebrate National Bourbon Heritage Month

For all bourbon drinkers out there, September is a month you’ll be enjoying – it’s National Bourbon Heritage Month. To celebrate the holiday we’ve rounded up some ways to enjoy bourbon wether it’s at your favorite restaurant or in the comforts of your own home.

Where To Drink

For those of you in New York and not able to make it to Kentucky we found some of the best bourbon based drinks you can have this month, or after any work day.

Makers Mark bourbon, homemade strawberry simple syrup, dashes of dark chocolate bitters, then stir and pour over Ice, garnish with candy strawberry.

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN , Courtesy of  LAVO New York


Bulleit Bourbon, Montenegro, Carpano Antica

BLACK TIE WHITE NOISE , Courtesy of  Beauty & Essex

BLACK TIE WHITE NOISE, Courtesy of Beauty & Essex

Bulleit Bourbon, Port Charlotte Scotch, Yellow Chartreuse, lemon, activated charcoal

THE SWEET RELEASE , Courtesy of  VANDAL New York


Bulleit Bourbon / Jägermeister / lemongrass simple / peach bitters

What To Drink At Home

Stillhouse Spirits Co., renowned for its stainless steel can and award-winning whiskey, launched Stillhouse Black Bourbon, the first ever bourbon rested and mellowed in roasted small batch coffee beans, earlier this year. It’s the perfect versatile bourbon to have as your go-to through the month of September as you take advantage of all the outdoor activities you can before the weather gets cooler, perfect for Fall weekend getaways.

Black Bourbon Smash
2 oz - Stillhouse Black Bourbon
¾ oz - Fresh Lemon Juice
¾ oz - Simple Syrup Mint Leaves
Directions: Combine fresh lemon juice and simple syrup in a collins glass. Muddle mint leaves. Add bourbon and crushed ice, stir. Garnish with mint.


Black and Gold
2 oz - Stillhouse Black Bourbon
¾ oz - Fresh Lemon Juice
¾ oz - Honey Syrup
Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with lemon.

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