Classic Manhattan

Knowing how to make classic cocktails is about learning a few, simple, recipes that taste complex enough to appeal to sophisticated drinkers. This classic Manhattan only requires whiskey, sweet red vermouth, and Angostura bitters. As with most things this simple its worth getting high quality on all three for the best possible experience. You can either mix cocktails on demand or pre-batch them. Pre-batching is preferable, if you have freezer space, for a superior, ice cold, cocktail. If you lack the time, or the freezer space, you will just need to stir the cocktail with ice until the drink is … Continue reading Classic Manhattan

Whiskey Sour

Whiskey Sour

 

A whiskey sour, like any Sour, is one of the sweeter cocktails I drink. More like a sweet-and-sour cocktail with a preference for the sugar. The first thing I will say about making this drink is that it really teaches you what should go into the do-it-yourself version of drinks most people make using mixers. Mixers are often strangely flat, sweet without a satisfying sour punch to balance everything out.

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