Archived entries for Whisky

Cocoa Old Fashioned

In an old fashioned glass muddle together 1 half wheel of orange, 1 brandied cherry, 1/2 oz demerara syrup, and 3 dashes Chocolate bitters.  Fill glass with ice, add 2.5 oz  Cocoa Whiskey, lightly stir and serve.

Cocoa Infused Whiskey/Bourbon/Rye

Take 1/2 cup of raw cocoa nibs and add it to 2 cups of Whiskey, add 1″ piece of vanilla bean sliced open in a Mason jar and let it sit for 3 days to 3 weeks. Strain through a mesh sleeve removing cocoa and vanilla.

The Scofflaw

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From Imbibe Magazine: Appropriately named after the term given to those who clandestinely sipped spirits throughout Prohibition, this cocktail, featured in Imbibe contributor Ted Haigh’s book, Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails, debuted in 1924 at Harry’s Bar in Paris.

  • 1.5oz Rye Whiskey
  • 1oz dry Vermouth
  • 0.75oz fresh lemon juice
  • 0.75oz Grenadine
  • ice cubes

Tools: mixing glass, strainer
Glass: cocktail
Garnish: lemon twist

Combine all ingredients with ice and shake. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish.
From Vintage Spirits and Forgotten Cocktails by Ted Haigh



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