It’s Been a Long Week: Port Runners

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, SpringHouse.

As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.


Port Runners

Bearing an American history all its own, SpringHouse at Russell Lands on Lake Martin’s Port Runners is a cocktail of pioneering spirit. Pulled straight from the banks of the Kentucky River and crafted by one of few master distillers, it’s a drink 200 years in the making.



  • 1.75 oz. Buffalo Trace Bourbon
  • 1 oz. Bittermilk #3
  • 1.5 oz. Grapefruit juice
  • 1 dash of Angostura bitters

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Buffalo Trace, Bittermilk, and Angosture Orange.


Shake well with ice, then strain into a coupe glass.