Regional restaurant bartenders and distillery personnel prepared specialty bourbon drinks and were judged by a select group of bourbon experts (where was I!?).
The 2009 Grand Champion winner becomes the official drink for 2010 Kentucky Bourbon Festival.
Maker’s Mark Peach Cobbler
Combine in a cocktail glass:
2 oz Maker’s Mark
.5 oz Dubonet Red
Half of a ripe peach (or .75 oz of peach puree)
Pinch of ground cinnamon
.25 oz sugar syrup
Shake 10-12 times. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish peach slice sprinkled with cinnamon.