Kentucky Buck

  • 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 1
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"Bucks" are a category of drinks that consist of ginger beer, citrus and a spirit. The Kentucky Buck also includes muddled strawberries and bitters mixed with bourbon and lemon juice. You can enjoy this fruity refresher at any party or get-together with friends. The flavors make it ideal for a warm weather celebration. Cheers!

What You'll Need

  • 1 chopped and muddled strawberry
  • 1-ounce lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • 2 oz. Wild Turkey bourbon
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 2 oz. ginger beer
  • Garnish: strawberry

How to Make It

  1. Add strawberry, lime juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add bourbon, 2 dashes bitters, and ice.
  3. Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with ice leaving some room to top off with ginger beer.
  4. Garnish with a strawberry before serving.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 150
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 36 mg
Sodium 386 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 11 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)