We’ve all heard of the golden hour – that wonderful window of time right before sunset where a magical sense of serenity rolls out from the horizon, creating the perfect atmosphere to reflect upon the day – and now iconic Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey maker Basil Hayden is giving a number of lucky Man of Many readers the chance to experience this serenity in the best way possible, while simultaneously discovering a golden hour of an entirely different kind. Read on to find out how!
Basil Hayden makes outstanding bourbon whiskey and has been doing so for decades. Unsurprisingly, it doesn’t matter how you care to drink it – neat, on the rocks, or as part of a cocktail – you’re in for something delicious. With its aroma of charred oak and notes of vanilla and caramel, followed by layers of sweet brown sugar, a touch of black pepper, and dried fruit, it’s always a sophisticated and delicious experience.
Now, in order to heighten this experience even further, Basil Hayden will be chartering The Jackson – one of Australia’s most luxurious yachts – to cruise Sydney Harbour on March 30 from 5-9pm during which special guests will be invited to try the new Golden Hour cocktail, which features Basil Hayden’s Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey as the star of the show.
For your chance to win one of 20 double passes (valued at over $500 per double pass) to sample Kentucky’s finest while taking in the magnificence of Sydney Harbour, enter your details below and keep an eye on your inbox to discover if you’ve won!
In the meantime, check out the Basil Hayden Golden Hour cocktail recipe here in order to discover how to enjoy this premier bourbon as its maker intended at home.
- 1 part Basil Hayden® Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
- 3/4 part Lillet® Blanc
- 3/4 part Aperol® Aperitif
- Grapefruit peel
- Combine ingredients over ice in a mixing glass;
- Stir thoroughly;
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass over a large ice cube;
- Garnish with a grapefruit peel.
Don’t miss out on your chance to enter and win tickets to this exclusive event. Plus, to discover more about Basil Hayden’s inspired range of whiskeys, check out the link below.