Winter Citrus Bourbon

Can you even believe it? Valentine’s/Galentine’s Day is almost here so here it is, a Winter
Citrus Bourbon cocktail recipe just in time for the ‘big’ day.

Winter Citrus Bourbon cocktail recipe just in time for Valentine's Day | bygabriella.co

Winter Citrus Bourbon cocktail recipe just in time for Valentine's Day | bygabriella.co
Winter Citrus Bourbon cocktail recipe just in time for Valentine's Day | bygabriella.co

I love all the love that’s happening. Like I mentioned last week – Valentine’s Day isn’t necessarily my favorite, but the positivity (and this cocktail) are quickly changing my mind. You know there’s little I love more than a tasty cocktail to celebrate the weekend, so here’s a new Valentine’s Day sip to get you in that weekend mood.

Meet the Winter Citrus Bourbon – the citrus really cuts the bourbon in a delicious way. So much so, that this cocktail might even convince your bourbon-hating friends to change their tune. I know I have a few friends who don’t necessarily enjoy bourbon, yet I know this Winter Citrus Bourbon would be a winner.

Winter Citrus Bourbon cocktail recipe just in time for Valentine's Day | bygabriella.co

Winter Citrus Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

The Winter Citrus Bourbon is….you guessed it….super citrusy, but the sweet cara cara orange and blood orange offset the tart grapefruit. Plus, add that honey and you’ve got yourself a delectably balanced cocktail.

Ingredients

2 ounces bourbon
1 cara cara orange, juiced
1 blood orange, juiced
1 grapefruit, juiced
6 sprigs of thyme
1 tablespoon honey

Instructions

1. Combine bourbon, 4 sprigs of thyme, honey, and juice from the citrus in a tumbler.
2. Shake vigorously for 20 seconds.
3. Pour in a glass and fill with ice.
4. Top with a slice of blood orange and a sprig of thyme.
*Makes 2 cocktails

Winter Citrus Bourbon cocktail recipe just in time for Valentine's Day | bygabriella.co

Still working on getting in the Valentine’s Day spirit? Start with your tech! Here are some Valentine’s Day wallpaper downloads featuring the tastiest macarons yet. And if you’re planning on throwing a last-minute party, here’s a fun Valentine’s Day gift swap idea 🙂

I’ve been pinning away over here, and am LOVING all the Valentine’s DIY projects this year! Have you spotted any new favorites?

ps. Thank you to Four Rouses for sending along the cutest Valentine’s Day party kit yet!

g.

Please note, this post is sponsored by
Four Roses Bourbon, all opinions are my own.

Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipe: The Winter Citrus Bourbon - a tasty blend of citrus juice, honey, bourbon, and more. | bygabriella.co Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipe: The Winter Citrus Bourbon - a tasty blend of citrus juice, honey, bourbon, and more. | bygabriella.co

Author: gabriella

Gabriella is a blogger, Director of Social Media in Boston, and City Manager for the BOS Lady Project. You'll typically find her with an iced chai in one hand and a book in the other.

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