Hammerstone’s Bourbon Slush
Meteorological signs favor a historically hot summer for 2015. Experts are predicting that there’s a strong chance of breaking into the top 25 hottest on record. With this news in mind, it’s evident that a plan is needed. A plan on how to beat the impending summer heat. Success begins with preparation; so let’s not waste any time.
Our handcrafted whiskey stones will be essential for chilling your summer drinks without diluting. But, you’re gonna need some backup. You’re gonna need something up your sleeve, something to really turn the tide when the mercury starts to skyrocket. And that something is Bourbon Slush. So, crank up the A/C, make sure it’s in good working order. Tip back the recliner and wash down some imaginary summer sweat with our ice-cold Bourbon Slush recipe.
Remember, practice makes perfect. So get in plenty of practice, cause summer is on it’s way and it’s pissed.
2 parts your favorite bourbon
1 large can frozen orange juice
1 large can frozen lemonade
1-1/2 cups sugar
2 cups hot water with 4 tea bags
8 cups boiling water
Brew 2 cups hot water with 4 tea bags and the combine with 8 cups boiling water. In a large bowl or container, mix together the 2 parts bourbon, 1 large can frozen orange juice, 1 large can frozen lemonade,1-1/2 cups sugar, and tea. Transfer to shallow bowls or dishes, and freeze overnight/24 hours.
Remove the frozen mixture from the freezer and let stand for about 10 minutes. Chop with a wire whisk or potato masher to make a slushy consistency. Place scoops of the frozen slush into glasses and bask in the glory of an eventual victory over the coming days of summer heat.