Evan Williams Honey Bourbon is a wonderful choice for anyone desiring a mild, light, and well-crafted bourbon. The bourbon is flavored with real honey, and has a lower proof than most average bourbons, making it an excellent option for a light afternoon cocktail.
Evan Williams Honey is made and owned by the famed Heaven Hill Company. To ensure the highest quality control possible, the bourbon is distilled and bottled at the Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky.
Evan Williams Honey Bourbon consists of a traditional mash bill profile, with its ingredients by percentage being 78% corn, 12% malted barley, and 10% rye.
The bourbon is aged for a minimum of four years at the Heaven Hill Distillery and has achieved the distinction of being ranked as one of the world’s top-selling whiskey lines.
Recommended Cocktails to Make with Evan Williams Honey
Cocktail Choice #1: “Classic Mint Julep”
This is one of our favorite Evan Williams Honey Bourbon cocktail recipes. For ingredients, you will need the following: 2 ounces of Evan Williams Honey Bourbon, 1 teaspoon of sugar, ½ teaspoon of water, 2-3 mint leaves, and shaved ice. We recommend first filling your glass about ¾ full of shaved ice, followed by the addition of the bourbon, then finally adding the sugar and water mixed solution on top. Once these steps are complete, you will then want to gently stir the cocktail and finish it off with the addition of mint leaves for garnishing.
Cocktail Choice #2: “Evan Old Fashioned”
For this cocktail, you will need 1 and ½ ounces of Evan Williams Honey Bourbon, 3 dashes of bitters, .25 ounces of simple syrup, a cherry, and an orange swath. We recommend first pouring the the bourbon over ice into your glass, then adding the bitters and simple syrup. You will want to gently stir this mixture with careful attention being paid to not further melt the ice, and then add the cherry and orange swath for garnishing. Once these steps are complete, you are ready to enjoy your cocktail!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where to buy Evan Williams Honey Bourbon?
Evan Williams Honey Bourbon is quite easily found around the country at most local liquor stores. Some of our favorite national retailers that carry the bourbon include “Total Wine & More,” “Spec’s Wine, Spirits, & Finer Foods,” and “Walmart.”
How expensive is Evan Williams Honey Bourbon?
Depending on which retailer you choose to purchase from, you can expect to pay a retail price of roughly $25.99 for a 1.75 liter bottle of Evan Williams Honey Bourbon.
What is the alcohol content of Evan Williams Honey Bourbon?
Evan Williams Honey Bourbon has an average alcohol by volume percentage of 30% at the time of bottling.