November 26, 2013 – Wild Turkey passed along these cocktail recipes for Thanksgiving, though it seems they would be pretty good throughout the autumn and winter.

Smashed Pumpkin

1 ounce Wild Turkey Spiced
1/4 ounce almond liqueur
1/4 ounce cinnamon schnapps
2 ounces pumpkin pie filling
1/2 ounce heavy cream
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Fresh nutmeg grated on top

More Than a Barrel Full O’ Turkeys (created by Justin August Fairweather of Evelyn)

1 dash Absinthe
1 ounce Wild Turkey Spiced
1 ounce Wild Turkey 101
1/2 ounce orange juice
1/2 ounce pineapple
1/2 ounce lemon
1 bar spoon of Cardamom-Infused Grenadine (see below)

Shake and strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with orange spiral.

Cardamom-Infused Grenadine
1 cup Pomm Juice
2 cups sugar
20 cardamom pods

Bring to a slow boil and dissolve the sugar. Cover and let sit off heat for 20 minutes. Strain, cool and store.

Kentucky Thanksgiving

1.5 ounces of Wild Turkey Thanksgiving Infusion (see below)
1 ounce lemon juice
1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
1/4 ounce of Campari
1/4 ounce of Demerara syrup

Shake ingredients and strain into a coup or martini glass. Stir and garnish with a wide lemon disc twist.

Wild Turkey Thanksgiving Infusion
Place 1 liter of Wild Turkey 101 and 2 barspoons of cardamom seeds in a wide-mouthed glass infusion jar. Close and leave in a dark cool place for 1 day. Strain out cardamom and add 1.5 cups dried unsweetened cranberries and 3 sticks of cinnamon. Close and leave for another two days, agitating once per day. Strain solids and store in the original Wild Turkey bottle with proper labeling.