Beverages, Bourbon Vanilla Sugar, Woodford Reserve® Aromatic Bitters, Woodford Reserve® Bourbon Cherries

Bourbon Champagne Cocktail

Bourbon Barrel Foods Woodford Cherries Champagne Cocktail

Makes 1 serving

2 tablespoons vanilla simple syrup (see recipe)

2 dashes Woodford Reserve® Aromatic Bitters

2 ounces Kentucky Bourbon

Champagne or Prosecco

Woodford Reserve® Bourbon Cherries, for garnish



1) In a chilled champagne flute, add the vanilla simple syrup and bitters. Pour in the bourbon and mix well. Top off with champagne or prosecco and garnish with a cherry.


Vanilla Simple Syrup

Makes 1 cup

1 cup Bourbon Barrel Vanilla Sugar

1 cup water

1 teaspoon Bourbon Barrel Aged Madagascar Vanilla Extract



1) In a small saucepan, combine the vanilla sugar and water. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Once dissolved, remove from heat. Stir in the vanilla. Allow to cool completely. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Syrup keeps for 1 month.