Cure For Pain

This is a twist on the Boulevardier (a negroni with bourbon instead of gin) that will make the cocktail angels sing. I sometimes swap sherry for port in cocktails, and this is a cocktail that tastes even better with sherry in my opinion. from: Death & Co makes: 1 cocktail 1 1/2 ounces Rittenhouse Rye 1/2 […]

The Clint Eastood

  from: The Old-Fashioned makes: 1 cocktail Along with The Tree House, this has been my favorite old-fashioned from the book. I’m a sucker for almost anything that contains green Chartreuse. Here it adds complexity and a unique quality to this old fashioned which is nice with spicier rye versus bourbon. 2 ounces rye whiskey 1/8 […]

Diamondback

This high octane classic first appeared in Ted Saucier’s Bottom’s Up. Apparently it was named after the Diamondback Lounge in Maryland’s Lord Baltimore Hotel. I’ve made the PDT version whose amounts possibly differ from Saucier’s.  (A bit more whiskey, a bit less chartreuse and apple brandy.) This is a serious tipple,  so if you’re not up […]

The Slope

The Slope boasts a nice blend of bitter and sweet and I used my own brandied cherries for garnish. (recipe coming soon!) from: Craft Cocktails makes: 1 cocktail 2 dashes angostura bitters 1/4 ounce apricot brandy 1 ounce Punt e Mes sweet vermouth 2 ounces Rittenhouse Rye garnish- brandy-soaked cherries Place all ingredients in a […]