Rye

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

Vieux Carré

Vieux Carré

The Vieux Carré is a classic New Orleans cocktail. Pronounced “voo car-ray”, the Cocktail’s name means “old square” and refers to the original name of the French Quarter. A Vieux Carré is a spirit-forward blend of rye whiskey, cognac, Bénédictine, sweet vermouth, and bitters. The …READ MORE

How to Make a Classic Sazerac

How to Make a Classic Sazerac

Similar to an Old Fashioned, the Sazerac is a blend of rye whiskey (or cognac), sugar or simple syrup, Peychaud’s bitters, and an absinthe rinse. The Sazerac differs from other simple, spirit-forward cocktails both in its preparation and its presentation. Traditionally, the Sazerac is prepared …READ MORE

8 Cocktails to Make You Fall in Love with Fall

8 Cocktails to Make You Fall in Love with Fall

Today is officially the first day of Fall and what better way to ring in a new season than with festive seasonal cocktails! There’s something for everyone, from roasted pumpkin Bloody Marys to apple cinnamon Negronis and everything in between.