Cocktail consultant Tony Abou-Ganim was already a media personality, with a gig on the Fine Living Network. Then he competed on Iron Chef America and released a DVD, with recipes like this Bluegrass Cobbler. More Bourbon Cocktails
In a shaker, muddle 1 orange slice, 1 fresh pineapple stick and 2 brandied cherries. Fill with ice, add 2 ounces of Blanton's Original Bourbon, 1/2 ounce of maraschino liqueur, 3/4 ounce of fresh lemon juice and 1/2 ounce of simple syrup (1 part sugar to 1 part water). Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with 1 orange slice, 1 pineapple stick and a fresh cherry.