Articles Tagged: maraschino cherry

Manhattan Cocktail

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The Manhattan cocktail may be the best know whiskey cocktail. Of course, the aren’t forgetting the Old Fashioned, OK maybe it is a tie. Although it’s origins are in dispute (like most cocktails), the Manhattan cocktail originated in Manhattan (Surprise!) sometime during the 1870′s.

Served up or on the rocks, a basic Manhattan cocktail consists of Bourbon or Rye, purists insist on Rye, sweet vermouth and Angostura bitters. Unless asked for it a proper Manhattan … Read more

Sparkling Black Cherry Cooler

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Mezcal Manhattan

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This drink is a twist on the classic Manhattan cocktail. As you probably guessed its made with Mezcal replacing the Bourbon or Rye. In this case I used Scorpion Reposado that is aged in oak casks for 6 months which gives it a smokey flavor but, also nice warm wood tones as well.

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Champagne Cocktail

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Tomorrow is Bastille Day! In honor of French Independence Day, this week’s drink is the Champagne Cocktail. The Champagne Cocktail combines two of France’s best contributions to the world of booze – Champagne and Cognac! While the recipe says that the Cognac is optional, it really isn’t. The drink is much better with Cognac, but seriously, what isn’t? So, raise a toast to the French – Viva La France!

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Shirley Temple

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Gin Fizz

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Peanut Manhattan

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This drink was inspired from my adoration of Orgeat Syrup, and I had an ah-hah moment when I thought…why not try nut infused spirits or liqueurs.

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The Boss

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1 part Harvey’s Bristol Cream
2 parts Canadian Club 6 Year Old
2 dashes Orange Bitters
Maraschino cherry for garnish

Shake Harvey’s Bristol Cream, Canadian Club and bitters with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a lowball (rocks) glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry.

courtesy Canadian Club Whisky

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Shamrock #2

 

 

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Cupid’s Mark

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Courtesy of Maker’s Mark.

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