The Green Chartreuse gives this cocktail a wonderful herby black licorice flavor that coats the palate and the sweet vermouth pulls in a matching warm sweetness. Depending on the kind of Irish Whiskey you use it'll either add more sweetness (blends) or an earthy aspect (single malts/pot still) that adds another dimension to the cocktail, giving it a bit more depth.
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If you are in the mood for something that tastes like warmer weather, sunshine, and being outside, then this Strawberry Whiskey Collins is for you! Even if you aren’t typically a whiskey drinker, this cocktail is definitely worth a try.
The Rojo Whiskey Sour is an enhanced whiskey sour. Sours emerged as staple cocktails during prohibition when whiskey became the (defacto?) alcohol of choice to be smuggled into major cities. The red wine helps to balance the sour and cut the flavor of alcohol and quickly became a staple metropolitan cocktail
This cocktail has always been a classic but recently regained popularity from the show Mad Men and overall resurgence of American whiskey. The Old Fashioned is a great introduction into spirit-forward classic cocktails and mixology techniques. Tap into your inner Don Draper and give it a try.