My fellow Americans, Thanksgiving is just about a week away, and it’s high time we start planning our whiskey. Yes, I understand you’re not supposed to drink whiskey at family gatherings anymore (thanks, John), but this is different — this is a fancy whiskey. Besides, it’s historic for like 50 different reasons. What’s more, it’s the 400th anniversary of our first decent meal in this beautiful country of ours. So have at it, my friends.
First thing, we’re already behind schedule. That’s my fault. I didn’t remember I wanted to do this until I was drinking this weekend, then I made a batch and felt bad I hadn’t shared it (that’s what Thanksgiving is, right?), so here we are. That’s fine, you can keep this stuff infusing for longer and still sneak off a few wee drams.
So here’s the gist: We’re infusing bourbon. You can do this by the season, so apples in the fall, oranges when it