While there is an ongoing debate on the origin of the American whiskey’s name – New Orleans or Kentucky, most bourbons today are produced at major distilleries operating in Tennessee, Indiana (yes) – and Kentucky.
Here in the Magic City, we are bourbon lovers, not fighters. Miami hotspots, from South Beach to Sunny Isles Beach, are offering the ‘Made in the USA’ whiskey in these artisanal bourbon cocktails.
Bourbon Cocktails All Around Miami
Stashing Hard at Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina
Bourbon, Cointreau, Vanilla Simple Syrup, Blackberry Purée, fresh Lemon Juice, a Pinch of Salt, and garnished with Orange and a Sprig of Thyme.
4441 Collins Avenue (in the Fontainebleau Miami Beach), Miami Beach; fontainebleau.com; @Fontainebleau
The Speck-Tacular Now at Macchialina
Speck-infused Bourbon, Honey Clove Syrup, and Jamaican #1 Bitters.
820 Alton Road, Miami Beach; macchialina.com/miami-beach; @Macchialina
Play Thyme at NaiYaRa
Bourbon, freshly Cold Pressed Pineapple Juice, and two Sprigs of Thyme.
1854 Bay Road, (Sunset Harbour), Miami Beach; naiyara.com; @NaiYaRaMiami
KiwiBon at Living Room – W South Beach
Bourbon, Apple Cider, Agave, Kiwi, and fresh Lemon Juice.
Spirits and Roses at Living Room – W South Beach
Bourbon, Ginger Liqueur, Fresh Lemon, Honey, and Absinthe.
2201 Collins Avenue (in the W South Beach Hotel & Residences), Miami Beach; wsouthbeach.com; @livingroomwsobe
Perfect Manhattan with Hickory Smoke at Biella
Bourbon, Sweet Vermouth, Dry Vermouth, Bitters, and Lemon Peel for garnish – other smoke options include Oak, Maple, Cherrywood, Apple, Pecan, or Mesquite.
17082 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach biellaristorante.com; @BiellaRistorante
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