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Bourbon Syrup

Why add plain old simple syrup to your whiskey cocktails when you can add bourbon syrup and double down on the sweet caramely flavor?

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2 bottles bourbon (Mopho uses Benchmark)
1 quart sugar
1 squeeze lemon juice


  • Pour bourbon into a large sauce pot. Add sugar and a squeeze of lemon juice.
  • Bring it up to a simmer and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • Let simmer until most alcohol is cooked out and mixture is reduced by about half.
  • Strain out any sediment and let cool to room temperature.