Hibiki highball

 

  • 1.5 ounces ┬áHibiki 12-year old (or other whiskeys)
  • 3 ounces sparkling mineral water
  • 5 to 6 dashes Fee Brothers (or other) rhubarb bitters
  • 1 stick candied rhubarb

Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Add whiskey, then mineral water. Finish with bitters and stir with rhubarb stick.

Adapted from Andy Mirabel of Skool in San Francisco.

Scofflaw

1 ounce Canadian Whiskey
1 ounce dry vermouth
1/4 ounce lemon juice
Dash of grenadine
Dash of orange bitters

Stir with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Old Fashioned

1/2 orange slice
1 cube sugar
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 ounces rye or bourbon whiskey

Muddle orange, sugar, bitters together until the sugar is mostly dissolved. Fill glass with ice, then add the whiskey. Garnish with a marachino cherry, and perhaps an additional orange slice. Serve with a swizzle stick and/or straw.

Manhattan

1 1/4 oz. whiskey (bourbon)
1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
Cherry

Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. You can also use rye instead of bourbon.
(optional: 1 dash of Angostura bitters)

Algonquin

2 ounces rye whiskey
1 ounce dry vermouth,
1 ounce pineapple juice

Shake with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Ward 8

1 1/2 ounces bourbon whiskey
1/2 ounce lemon juice
1/2 ounce orange juice
1 teaspoon grenadine

Shake with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass.

Old Pal

1 ounce rye or bourbon whiskey
3/4 ounce dry vermouth
3/4 ounce Campari

Stir with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Old Fashioned

1/2 orange slice
1 cube sugar
2 dashes Angostura bitters
2 ounces rye or bourbon whiskey

Muddle orange, sugar, bitters together until the sugar is mostly dissolved. Fill glass with ice, then add the whiskey. Garnish with a marachino cherry, and perhaps an additional orange slice. Serve with a swizzle stick and/or straw