Odd Pal

  • 1.5 oz AppleJack
  • 1 oz Lillet Blanc
  • .5 oz Aperol

Garnish: Orange Peel

Glass: Coupe

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Barspoon, Julep Strainer

Preparation:  Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until cold.  Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish.

This is a recipe from Imbibe Magazine and is attributed to Oddfellows in Dallas.  It is Oddfellows’ “modern-day take on the classic Old Pal cocktail.:

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Old Pal

  • 2 oz Rye Whiskey
  • .75 oz Dry Vermouth
  • .75 oz Campari

Garnish:  None

Glass:  Coupe

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Barspoon, Julep Strainer

Preparation: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until cold.  Strain into a chilled coupe glass.

This is a classic cocktail from Harry McElhone’s ABC of Mixing Cocktails.  I came across it in the PDT Cocktail Book.

El Dorado Sour

  • 1.5 oz Rye Whiskey
  • .75 oz Lemon Juice
  • .5 oz White Creme de Cacao
  • 1 barspoon Simple Syrup
  • 1 fresh Egg White

Garnish:  5-6 drops Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters

Glass:  Coupe

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Cocktail Shaker, Hawthorne Strainer

Preparation:  Combine ingredients in a mixing glass, shake without ice in a cocktail shaker for a few seconds, add ice to shaker and shake vigorously for 20 seconds.  Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with bitters.

This is a recipe from Imbibe Magazine and is attributed to Ryan Maybee of The Rieger and Manifesto in Kansas City.

Sexy Old Fashioned

  • 1.5 oz Rye Whiskey
  • 1 oz Bourbon
  • .25 oz Benedectine
  • 1 barspoon Allspice Dram
  • 1 barspoon Rich Simple Syrup
  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters

Garnish:  Orange Twist

Glass:  Old Fashioned/Rocks

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Barspoon, Julep Strainer

Preparation:  Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice.  Strain into an old fashioned glass over large ice.  Garnish with an orange twist.

This is a recipe from Imbibe Magazine and is attributed to Jim Romdall of Vessel in Seattle.

Bitter Giuseppe

  • 2 oz Cynar
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • .25 oz Lemon Juice
  • 6 dashes Orange Bitters

Garnish:  Lemon Peel

Glass:  Rocks

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Barspoon, Julep Strainer

Preparation:  Combine ingredients in a mixing glass.  Stir with ice and strain into a rocks glass over ice.  Garnish with a lemon peel.

This is a recipe from Imbibe Magazine and is attributed to Stephen Cole of Barrelhouse Flat in Chicago.

The Hot Marie

  • 1.5 oz Cognac (Martell of other very special pale-grade_
  • .5 oz Creme Yvette liqueur (or Cherry Heering)
  • .5 teaspoon (more to taste) unrefined sugar

Garnish:  Half Lemon Wheel

Glass:  Handled Mug

Tools:  Barspoon

Preparation: Rinse a handled mug with boiling water to warm it and add the ingredients.  Top off with 2 to 3 ounces boiling water, stir to dissolve sugar, and garnish with a half lemon wheel that has been cleverly pierced with half a vanilla bean.

This is a recipe from Marie Claire magazine and is attributed to David Wondrich from his book Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl.

Ragtime

  • 1 oz Rye Whiskey
  • 1 oz Ramazzotti Amaro
  • 1 oz Aperol
  • 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
  • Mist of Absinthe

Garnish:  Orange Twist

Glass:  Cocktail

Tools:  Mixing Glass, Barspoon, Julep Strainer, Atomizer (loaded with absinthe)

Preparation:  Mist the inside of a mixing glass with absinthe, combine the remaining ingredients and stir with ice.  Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with an orange twist.

This is a recipe from Imbibe Magazine and is attributed to Jeremy James Thompson of Raines Law Room in New York City.