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Drink Your Pie, Shelby

Let’s be honest. The two things we love most about Thanksgiving are the desserts and drinking booze to deal with all the family drama.

Well, this year, we probably won’t be seeing any family so we’ll be drinking purely for pleasure. And there’s a new bourbon out of Fort Worth that will give you a nice buzz and satisfy your sweet tooth with every sip.

Say hello to Blackland Distillery‘s Texas Pecan Brown Sugar Bourbon, a special edition blend so popular that it’s currently only available at the distillery (a fantastic reason to take a quick road trip to Fort Worth).

Sip, sip, hooray!

We got a preview bottle and we’ve been sipping it on the regular over an ice ball ever since the calendar changed to November. As the ice melts, the sweetness mellows and the essence of delicious, fresh-baked pecan pie tantalizes the senses.

We tend to go for less-sweet cocktails in general, so we’ve started doing a 2:1 ratio of Blackland Bourbon Whiskey to Blackland Texas Pecan Brown Sugar Bourbon. The result is like a holiday old fashioned without all the fuss. (If you want to put your mixology skills to the test, check out the recipe at the end of the story.)

Whether you’re doing a small Thanksgiving for One this year or a safe, outdoor, socially distanced gathering with a few friends or family members, this latest creation from Blackland Distillery makes for an ideal Thanksgiving pour that will transition beautifully into whatever December holiday you celebrate.

Cheers to 2020 being (almost) over!

Texas Pecan Brown Sugar Bourbon
$34.99 (750ml)
Available exclusively at Blackland Distillery
2626 Weisenberger Street, Fort Worth

Bottle photo by Kate Voskova

Pecan Pie Flip
1.5 oz Blackland PBSB
.5 oz Blackland Rye
.5 oz heavy cream
.25 oz demerara syrup
3 drops Vanilla extract
2 dashes Angostura bitters
1 whole egg

Combine all and shake hard without ice to emulsify the egg. Add ice and shake again. Fine strain into a coupe glass and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.