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The Best Day Yet is a fruit-forward take on a Manhattan with black currant and spiced pear liqueur, AKA the perfect balance to Bardstown Bourbon Company’s Fusion series. Yum.

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Not that we need an excuse to celebrate, but Wednesday, June 14 recognizes America’s native spirit with National Bourbon Day. The best way to get into the spirit of day? Making the Best Day Yet, the official cocktail of the 2023 Kentucky Bourbon Festival.


  • 2 oz. Bardstown Bourbon Fusion Series
  • ½ oz. St. George Spiced Pear Liqueur
  • ½ oz. Edmond Briottet Crème de Cassis

Shake and serve with orange garnish — and continue the celebration at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival on September 15-17.*

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