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Together local businesses are raising a glass and some funds for a great cause!

You can join in the Old Fashioned Week celebration and help support your local bars and restaurant workers today through October 24.

Brent Holverson, regional sales manager of Heaven Hill Brands, Bernie Lubbers, global brand ambassador of Heaven Hill Distillery, and Josh Gonzales, owner of The Thunderbird joined us today to share more about it. They crafted an orange old fashioned cocktail in celebration.

Here’s the recipe!

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Have you ever heard of a Wooden Nickle? If not, you’re in luck! Brennen Lockhart, bar manager for Wiseguy Lounge, joined Brett Holverson from Heaven Hill Brands and Global Brand Ambassador Bernie Lubbers to craft this smoky cocktail.

This drink is perfect for summer, as it includes fresh muddled blueberries. Lockhart said the drink has a velvety texture to it.

Larceny Bourbon was launched in 2012 and it’s a small batch version of Old Fitzgerald. Lubbers told us the entire history of why the bourbon is called Larceny!

Here is the recipe for a Wooden Nickle:

Lemon Juice .25 oz

Blue Agave Maple .75

Larceny Bourbon 2 oz

Saline 1 dash

Allspice 1 dash

Havana and Hide Bitters 1 dash  

For more information on Larceny Bourbon, click here.