Our latest video on comparing the Rye vs the Soft Red Wheat versions of their Ben Holladay Missouri Straight Bourbon

Michael and I compare the Bottled-In-Bond “Rye” vs the Soft Red Wheat versions of their Bourbons.

00:00 Intro
00:13 Texas Trip
02:55 Bottled In Bond
03:57 Soft Red
04:45 MO Straight Definition
06:38 BIB Sample
08:57 Mash Bill
12:30 Special Barrels
13:47 MD Kyle Merklein
14:35 Soft Red Sample
17:19 Distiller’s Notes
22:20 MSRP
23:13 Ben Holladay The Man
27:00 Distillery Grounds
29:40 Cocktail Time

Did you spot the swap?
Apple Cinnamon Smash

2.0 oz | Holladay Soft Red Wheat Bourbon
0.75 oz | Honey-Cinnamon Syrup
0.75 oz | Lemon Juice
0.5 oz | Apple Liqueur

How to mix:
Add Holladay Soft Red Wheat Bourbon, honey-cinnamon syrup, lemon juice, apple liqueur, and ice to a shaker
Shake until chilled
Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice
Garnish with a cinnamon stick

Honey-Cinnamon Syrup

1/2 C. Natural Raw Honey
1/2 C. Water
1 Cinnamon Stick

Place water, honey, and cinnamon stick in a small sauce pan over medium heat.
Bring to a simmer for 2-5 minutes, then remove from heat and let steep for 10 minutes.
Once cooled, pour into an air tight container or mason jar with the cinnamon stick and store in refrigerator for 1-2 weeks.
Remove the cinnamon stick after 1-2 days.

Recipe Note
This is a great syrup recipe for many dishes such as our Honey Caramel Sauce and is great in your tea or cocktails!

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