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.
Amaretto Sours are sweet, slightly tart cocktails made with an almond-flavored Italian liqueur and a lemon sugar or sour mix. An amaretto sour is typically garnished with a fresh orange slice or maraschino cherries.
A cousin of the Negroni, the Boulevardier is a simple cocktail recipe that produces big flavor. Substituting bourbon in place of gin creates a more sweet drink that is typically drank neat and up in a cocktail glass.