Cocktails And Carry-out: Mouth-Watering MurLarkey Drinks to Pair with Barbecue

February 18, 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of the MurLarkey “Cocktails and Carry-out” series! If you missed our previous blogs, check them out for some great drink recipes to pair with either Asian food or pizza.

This week, we’re taking a look at MurLarkey cocktails you can enjoy with an American staple: barbecue! Whether you’re chowing down on BBQ chicken, pork, brisket, or a mouth-watering rack of ribs, these delicious drinks are sure to take your eating experience to the next level.

Smokehouse Old Fashioned
Naturally cured and silky smooth, our International Gold Medal-winning Smokehouse Whiskey will perfectly complement any barbecue dish!

1.5 oz MurLarkey Smokehouse Whiskey (On Sale in VA until the end of February!)
1 oz turbinado sugar syrup or simple syrup
2 dash orange bitters
1 dash cherry juice
Garnish: Luxardo cherry & orange slice

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and stir well. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with Luxardo cherry and orange slice.

Alternatively: just make this delicious drink in a flash with our Smokehouse Old Fashioned Kit, featuring Papi’s Old Fashioned Mixer!

Irish Lemonade
Pair this sweet, tart lemonade with some sweet, tangy barbecue for a delicious explosion of flavor

1.5 oz MurLarkey Lemon Whiskey
3.5 oz lemonade
2 basil leaves
Garnish: Sprig of basil & lemon wedge

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Garnish with sprig of basil and lemon wedge.

MurLarkey Colada
The heat of the barbecue getting to you? Chill out with a nice, cool Colada…

1.5 oz MurLarkey Banana Whiskey
2 oz pineapple juice
1 oz Colada Mix
1 oz cream soda
Garnish: Pineapple wedge

Add all ingredients except for the cream soda into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass. Top with cream soda. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

Smokey Mule
Or keep the heat coming with another round of Smokehouse! Spice up your mule and your culinary experience

1.5 oz MurLarkey Smokehouse Whiskey
3.5 oz ginger beer
Garnish: Orange wedge

Pour all ingredients into a copper mug with ice. Garnish with orange wedge.

Three Tea Peach Julep
Sweet tea and barbecue, a match made in heaven. Enjoy this grown-up version of sweet tea with your next BBQ order

1.5 oz MurLarkey Three Tea Whiskey
3 oz lemonade
0.5 oz peach schnapps
4 mint leaves
Garnish: Lemon wedge & mint

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Pour a highball glass. Garnish with lemon wedge and mint.