There are a lot of people who proclaim "I don't drink bourbon", "It's too strong", or give you a stare like you've asked them to sip on motor oil. What the hell is this? We're American. Well at least I am; if you're not carry on, no offense intended!
In all fairness taste is subjective but I believe that you can always find the right drink with any given base spirit for every palette. The desire to sneak a few bourbon cocktails into my friends inspired this drink! 😉
In a shaker combine: