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Prohibition Cocktail: Frisco Sour

Prohibition Cocktail: Frisco Sour

A classic prohibition era cocktail, the Frisco Sour, is a slight modification of a traditional sour with the removal of the sugar and the inclusion of the Benedictine Brandy. The slightly medicinal and silken herbal qualities of the Benedictine somehow seems to brighten up an already bright cocktail. A refreshing new flavor profile emerges when… Continue!

Pre-Prohibition Cocktail: All Right

Pre-Prohibition Cocktail: All Right

I can’t help but think that this should be Matthew McConaughey’s favorite cocktail (alright alright alright). This is such a simple cocktail that any of his characters could have made it no matter how deep into an “altered state” they were. This simple pre-prohibition cocktail is easy on the palate and it’s also quite easy… Continue!

American Whiskey Cocktail: Cablegram

American Whiskey Cocktail: Cablegram

Is there any flavor pairing more classic than ginger ale and whiskey? Whiskey and lemonade maybe, but this combination, and this cocktail in particular, harkens back to the prohibition era and is as refreshing and flexible as they come. This is a cocktail that can be served at just about any cocktail party, dinner party,… Continue!

American Whiskey Cocktail: Fedora

American Whiskey Cocktail: Fedora

 This is quite the pre-prohibition concoction. The orange from the Curacoa (basically triple sec if you can’t get Curacoa) completely dominates the drink due to it’s quantity. It was even powerful enough to mute the intense barley from the Roughstock Montana Pure Malt. It almost overpowered the rum too, but for me the added sugar… Continue!

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