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Prohibition Era Scotch Cocktail: Highland Fling

Prohibition Era Scotch Cocktail: Highland Fling

The blend of the sweet vermouth, orange bitters, and blended scotch give this cocktail a wonderful old fashioned feeling. It feels like something my grandpa would have drank if he wasn’t Mormon. There is a real classic feeling to this drink and the hint of salt from the olive(s) pulls the whole cocktail together and… 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!

Scotch Cocktail: Scotch Royale

Scotch Cocktail: Scotch Royale

The first time I made this prohibition-era Scotch cocktail it was… interesting. Awful one might say if they were to be speaking bluntly. Though, to be honest, I’m not much of a Champagne guy so that definitely played into it because when I made it the first time the Champagne to Scotch ratio was about… Continue!

Irish Whiskey Cocktail: Tipperary

Irish Whiskey Cocktail: Tipperary

  The thing about a Tipperary Cocktail is… it’s really damn good. Named after a town in southern Ireland this Irish Whiskey cocktail instantly became one of my favorites. The green Chartreuse gives the cocktail a wonderful herby black licorice flavor that coats the mouth like a warm blanket while the vermouth pulls in some sweetness that’s… Continue!

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