Nine Banded Cocktails

Strawberry Kentucky Buck

Strawberry Kentucky Buck


  • 2 oz Nine Banded Straight Bourbon
  • ½ oz Simple syrup
  • ¾ oz Lemon juice
  • 2 Strawberries (hulled)
  • 2-3 Dashes Angostura bitters
  • 3 oz Ginger beer
  • Extra lemon twist, mint and strawberry for garnish



  • In a cocktail shaker, gently muddle the strawberries and simple syrup
  • Add bourbon, bitters, juice, and ice
  • Shake until outside of shaker gets frosty
  • Strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice, top with ginger beer
  • Garnish with lemon twist, strawberry, and fresh mint
  • Enjoy!


For syrup:

  • ½ c sugar
  • ½ c water
  • In a small sauce pot bring all ingredients to a simmer, set aside to let cool