Bourbon is definitely having its moment in the spotlight, as more savvy spirits fans explore the iconic booze from Kentucky. Purists sip it neat, while cocktails made from bourbon have become trendy yet again, largely thanks to the popularity of aged versions like Pappy Van Winkle arriving on shelves. At the nationally acclaimed bar in Proof On Main in downtown Louisville, that old-meets-new sensibility is warmly embraced in one of the signature cocktails, which is a cross between a Manhattan and an Old Fashioned. Here's a look at how a Proof Positive is made.
Here's the recipe, courtesy of Proof On Main.