I've tried two different methods of infusing bourbon with bacon . . . with distinctly different results. Both tasted like bacon of course. The recipe below imparts a more subtle bacon but smokier taste.
If you like bacon . . . and let's face it, who doesn't . . . and you like bourbon then you will love this infusion. I recently tried a bacon infused bourbon at a restaurant and was pleasantly surprised . . . I really, really liked it. So, I made my
Two different ways to take your bourbon: bourbon pickles & a maple-bourbon version using real maple syrup. Both made with caramelized onions. I used Blanton's, but any bourbon that tastes good will do.