MANHATTAN

THE BASICSTHE NOT-SO-BASICSSHOP MANHATTAN New York (1910s) 2 dashes Angostura bitters 1 oz sweet vermouth 2 oz overproof rye whiskey Optional: express orange oil over Garnish: cherry Vermouth arrived in New York City in the 1840s and ’50s with a wave of European immigrants, and by the 1870s it was the hot ingredient in cocktails.…

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OLD FASHIONED

THE BASICSTHE NOT-SO-BASICSSHOP OLD FASHIONED Traditional (1750s) expressed orange and/or lemon oil 3 dashes Angostura bitters 1 tsp rich demerara syrup 2 oz overproof rye or bourbon whiskey Garnishes: orange twist, lemon twist, or both — cherry if you feel like it The Old Fashioned is essentially the original cocktail. While the practice of mixing various…

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