Bourbon Slush

Daddy never missed a game and neither did I. This drink is subtle and absolutely drinkable, and it will quickly become your most favorite game day or party go-to. It couldn’t be any easier either, plus it freezes beautifully.

Bourbon Slush

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

8 hours

Serves

10 people

All I have to do is take one sniff of a glass of bourbon and I’m transported to a cool, fall day in Starkville at Davis Wade Stadium. I can hear the crowds and feel the excitement.

Daddy never missed a game and neither did I. This drink is subtle and absolutely drinkable, and it will quickly become your most favorite game day or party go-to. It couldn’t be any easier either, plus it freezes beautifully.

You can make it months ahead so it’s ready when you are.

This recipe is excerpted from What Can I Bring? by Elizabeth Heiskell. Copyright © 2017 Oxmoor House. Reprinted with permission from Time Inc. Books, a division of Time Inc. NewYork, NY. All rights reserved.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups hot brewed tea
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 (12-ounce) can frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 6 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 2 cups bourbon

Preparation

  • 1 Combine the hot tea and sugar in a heatproof bowl; stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the lemonade concentrate and orange juice concentrate; stir until blended.
  • 2 Let stand until cool, about 1 hour. Stir in the bourbon. Pour the bourbon mixture into a large freezer-safe container, and freeze until almost firm, about 8 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Let stand at room temperature until partially thawed, about 1 hour. Spoon into glasses, and serve immediately.

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