Rice Owls a Bourbon Toast and Roast

Rice Bourbon

It’s near time for the


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opening game and the Rice Owls are coming to town

It’s first game so expect it to be HOT

So highly recommend a Bourbon slush

Get a gallon ice cream container - boil 9 cups of water - add 1gallon teabag and 2 cups either sugar or non sugar substitute and steep for 5 minutes and remove tea bag. Stir in 1 16 oz frozen orange juice conc. And an 8oz frozen lemonade and stir.

Lastly add1-1/2 (or two) cups bourbon.

Fill with water til container is 1 inch from top

Place in a freezer 24 hours or more until game time - remove and stir

if it’s too strong add ginger ale and stir to preference

Drink straight or add hot candy liquor or fruit flavor to taste in individual glasses ( my wife likes to add amaretto)

I prefer just the slushy bourbon straight just frozen as is from the freezer - but is strong like a Sam Pittman Pig so be aware - it will sneak up on you like a Razorback

So - What bourbon?

Well Markers Mark is s great slushy bourbon because in this game the Arkansas Defense is going to “Make a Mark”

But for the game with the RICE Owls

May I suggest these two bourbons sinply over the rocks or in a “Old Fashion” mix for an old time SWC beat down in Fayett-nam?

Jim Beam - Signature Craft - “Brown Rice” bourbon- said to be smooth with a taste of toasted grain with sweet oak and rich vanilla flavors - A very sophisticated bourbon for a welcome to our very sophisticated Rice guest and rematch of SWC foes

Since RICE is considered a High End School it’s fitting that a very High end Kentucky Bourbon is Kentucky Owl Bourbon

Much like RICE university football mascot however

This bourbon - has good richness and good bourbon flavors of a good bourbon at a higher price

In the end you have the prestige of having owl bourbon but I’m not personally impressed

That said, I wouldn’t refuse a glass either - drink it on the rocks or neat when you toast this first game Rice Owl roast

Go Hogs Go

Drink a lot of water too

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I will try to get Gage to try a “Slush” Bourbon next time he’s in Norfork. Doubt he will do it.

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Well it’s not purist Bourbon drinking

But for hot weather it’s good

This is my wife’s fav recipe

Hoping you can pour a sip neat out of your Razorback bourbon when Arkansas wins BIG this year

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With all that is going on in Afghanistan

I’m not so much into Bourbon

But I hope others can Enjoy

Hope Arkansas blows out the Owls

It would be a welcome distraction

College football has been a welcome respite in the past when overseas -

A toast to the Razorbacks and my fellow Americans. In uniform no matter what school or state you are from

Go Hogs Go

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