Olive Magazine
Bourbon Cocktail Recipe

Campfire cocktail

Published: October 21, 2016 at 10:48 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • plus infusing
  • Easy
  • Makes 1

Curl up at home an recreate Bonfire Night with this sweet and smokey bourbon cocktail from the brilliant team at London whisky bar Black Rock


Try this bourbon cocktail recipe then check out our old fashioned, whisky sour, hot toddy and more whisky cocktails.

There’s nothing that signals the beginning of autumn quite like the smell of a bonfire. Intensely nostalgic, it conjures images of crunching through piles of leaves, sparklers and toasted marshmallows. It’s the latter that has inspired this cocktail from the brilliant team at whisky bar Black Rock. There’s only a smidge of peaty Lagavulin in this, so it’s not too challenging if smoky whisky isn’t normally your thing. blackrock.bar


  • 50ml Bulleit bourbon
  • 5ml Lagavulin malt whisky
  • 5ml marshmallow syrup


  • 100g mini marshmallows
  • 400g caster sugar


  • STEP 1

    To make the syrup, boil the marshmallows with 500ml water. Once they have dissolved, add the sugar and stir to dissolve this until fully combined.

  • STEP 2

    Stir all ingredients over ice and serve with a toasted marshmallow (optional).


Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating


Sponsored content