Rye

Ward Eight – Boston’s Classic Cocktail

Ward Eight – Boston’s Classic Cocktail

The Ward Eight is a classic cocktail with many variations and an array of origin stories. The most common modern interpretation of the Ward Eight uses a mix of rye whiskey, lemon juice, orange juice, and a splash of grenadine. History of the cocktail Although …READ MORE

Scofflaw Classic Rye Cocktail

Scofflaw Classic Rye Cocktail

The Scofflaw is a Prohibition-era cocktail that combines rye whiskey and dry vermouth with lemon juice, grenadine, and a dash or two of orange bitters. This classic cocktail got its name from a term for those who continued to imbibe during Prohibition in the US …READ MORE

Algonquin Cocktail

Algonquin Cocktail

The Algonquin is a classic whiskey cocktail made with the unusual mix of rye, dry vermouth, and pineapple juice.  History of the Algonquin cocktail The history of this cocktail is particularly nonexistent. Like most classics, we don’t know exactly when this recipe came to be, …READ MORE

Whiskey Smash

Whiskey Smash

The Whiskey Smash is a refreshing vintage cocktail commonly made with bourbon, lemon, mint, and sugar. This casual variation on the Mint Julep adds citrus and other seasonal fruit for an easy warm weather cocktail. What is a Smash? If you search for a Whiskey …READ MORE

Remember the Maine

Remember the Maine

This classic rye cocktail with subtle cherry and absinthe is like the Manhattan’s sophisticated cousin (or maybe the Sazerac’s cool little sister?) If you enjoy spirit-forward whiskey cocktails, this is one to add to the top of your to do list! You may also like …READ MORE

5 Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras

5 Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras! If you’re searching for something classic to mix up today, try one of these delicious New Orleans-born cocktails. Sazerac The enduring mix of rye whiskey, simple syrup, Peychaud’s bitters and an absinthe rinse was created by Peychaud himself at the Sazerac Coffee …READ MORE