3 Classic Cocktails for the Classic Man
The holidays are in full swing, which means family dinners, holiday parties, and lots of drinks are taking place in the Border Cities.
We believe every Rum Runner should know how to make these three classic cocktails that are great for any occasion.
1. The Old Fashion
Put 1 sugar cube in glass
Add 2-3 dashes of bitters
Add 1 splash of soda water
Muddle (smash) until sugar is dissolved
Fill glass with ice cubes
Add whiskey to the top of the glass, stir
Garnish with an orange slice and maraschino cherry
2. The Manhattan
3 parts Canadian or Rye Whiskey
1 part sweet (red) vermouth
1 dash bitters
Add all of the ingredients to cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Stir until very cold
Pour into cocktail glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry.
3. The Tom Collins
1 1/2 oz gin
1/2 oz simple syrup*
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Top with Soda water
Shake the gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice over ice.
Fill your glass with ice and strain drink into glass.
Top with soda water and gently stir. Garnish with orange slice and maraschino cherry.
Happy Holidays to all of our Rum Runner family, we greatly appreciate your support and hope you have a safe, fun holiday with your friends and family.
(Recipes are from artofmanliness.com)