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.
Originated in New Orleans, the Sazerac is known as the official drink of Louisiana. Typically served straight up, drinking this will transport you straight to NOLA.
Two of Al Capone's major imports were whiskey and balsamic vinegar, legend has it he asked his people make him a drink that included both. We went the extra step and included some garden fresh tomatoes. A sweet reminder of the home country.... This recipe was adapted from the Bufala Negra Cocktail.
The Royal Flush a cocktail even non-whiskey drinkers should venture a taste of. It's sweet but not too sweet and has the perfect balance of tartness from the cranberry juice.
At first glance this drink may not seem like a snow day sipper but trust us it is. The Irish whiskey flavor and clove aroma combine with fresh fruit juices to deliver a cocktail that will cure even the worst case of winter blues and frozen fingers.
This cocktail is a cousin of the Negroni. The rye gives this drink some sweetness paired with the complex flavors of Campari and smoothed out with dry vermouth. If you like Boulevardiers and Negronis give this 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.
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.