This bourbon based cocktail was mixed up with Taylor Swift's chart-topper, Bad Blood in mind. It's a strong drink with a kick of flavor. If you're feuding with a friend and in the mood to just kick back and brood, this drink is for you.
Slice the fresh blood orange and put 1-2 slices into the bottom of a rocks glass
Add sugar cube, add 3 dashes of bitters
Use muddler to slowly crush sugar into the orange slices with the bitters
Pour mixture from above into fresh rocks glass with 1 large ice cube
Add bourbon and stir gently with swizzle stick
Garnish with blood orange rind and cherry
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.
Grab a bottle of rye whiskey and sweet vermouth and rest assured that you can mix up the ideal Manhattan experience. With a status as a cultural icon and dozens of variations to its name, this recipe is true to the original. Some things are just not worth messing with.
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.