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Knob Creek® Bourbon Is Giving Sweepstakes Winners The Ultimate Distillery Experience

Knob Creek Bourbon is hosting the ultimate summer Sweepstakes, giving 10 lucky fans (and one guest each) the opportunity to attend an on-site campout and full-flavored grilling experience at the Knob Creek Distillery in Clermont, KY with Chef Michael Symon. One winner from 10 states will be awarded the once in a lifetime trip along with a Big Green Egg grill. To get fans excited about the Sweepstakes, and summer grilling season, Chef Symon created a delicious summer cocktail that combines Knob Creek’s big, full flavor with the grill’s smoke and char.

Knob Creek Smoke & Char

Knob Creek Smoke & Char

Recipe by Celebrity Chef Michael Symon


  • 2 Parts Knob Creek® Smoked Maple Bourbon
  • ½ Part Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ¼ Part Demerara Syrup
  • 2 Slices of Charred Peaches
  • 4 Large Basil Leaves


1. Char peaches slices on grill until nice grill marks appear.

2. Muddle charred peach slices with basil leaves and set aside.

3. Add Knob Creek® Smoked Maple, fresh lemon juice, Demerara syrup 
and muddled peach/basil mixture to a cocktail shaker with ice.

4. Shake and strain over fresh ice in a rocks glass.

Want to Camp Out at a Bourbon Distillery?

Knob Creek® Bourbon is hosting the ultimate summer Sweepstakes, bringing lucky fans to the Knob Creek Distillery in Clermont, KY for an on-site campout and full-flavored grilling experience. One lucky winner from Jacksonville and a friend will join other Sweepstakes winners from across the country at the Knob Creek® Campout – a VIP bourbon getaway to learn what goes into crafting the big, full flavor of Knob Creek®.

This exclusive weekend long campout will include:

  • Fred Noe, 7th Generation Master Distiller and 2013 Bourbon Hall of Fame Inductee, will host a fireside chat on the seasoned history of Knob Creek®, followed by a pig roast dinner
  • VIP BBQ cookout with Celebrity Chef Michael Symon, who will prepare his exclusive Knob Creek® bourbon-inspired recipes
  • Performance by an authentic Kentucky bluegrass band
  • Behind the scenes distillery tour to see how Knob Creek’s award-winning bourbon is produced
  • Each winner will receive round-trip airfare for two, ground transportation to the distillery and a Big Green Egg®, courtesy of Knob Creek® Bourbon.

Terms & Conditions

The Knob Creek® Campout will take place at the Knob Creek Distillery in Clermont, KY. All legal US residents, 21+ who reside in the below ten states can enter the Sweepstakes: California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia. Sweepstakes entries will be accepted from May 15, 2014 to July 31, 2014. The Knob Creek® Campout will take place from September 26th – 28th, 2014.

All eligible participants can enter at