26th June 2024

Bourbon Knockout

Bourbon Knockout

Bourbon Knockout is a cocktail that needs just a few common ingredients. It is mildly sweet – sour – minty and woody (the taste of the bourbon). The cinnamon garnish also adds a mild flavour. Top with as much ice as you like and enjoy. Cheers!

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Prep. Time: 3 Mins.

Mixing Time: 3 Mins.


  • Bourbon / Whisky – 60 ml
  • Simple Syrup (check note) – 60 ml
  • Lime (wedges) – 2 (½ Lime)
  • Mint Leaves – 3 to 4 + a sprig
  • Cinnamon Stick – 3 inch (optional, for garnish)
  • Ice – as much as you like.
Making of Bourbon Knockout

Step 1:     Take the lime wedges and mint leaves in your cocktail shaker and muddle it.

Making of Bourbon Knockout

Step 2:     Then add the syrup, bourbon and ice. Close the shaker and shake it for a few seconds.

Making of Bourbon Knockout
Making of Bourbon Knockout

Step 3:     Strain and add to a glass. Top with more ice as required. Throw in the cinnamon stick and serve.

Simple Syrup:

  • To make simple syrup take ½ cup each of sugar and water in a pan and place on medium heat. Cook till the sugar melts. Switch off the heat. Cool and use in your cocktails and mocktails or transfer to a clean jar and refrigerate for upto 15 days.

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