Discussing :: Bourbon cocktails - Top four whiskey classics

Whiskey / Rye along with Cognac / Brandy were the first spirits to be exported widely on an international level. This is why most of the great classic cocktails from around the time of the cocktails inception, (America circa 1800) use either as their base. Lately a huge resurgence has been seen amongst top bartenders for these classic tipples, steering away from the mass marketed long refreshing vodka elixirs. So next time you visit a top bar and want to grab the bartenders admiration, order an Old Fashioned, and for bonus points, made with Woodford Reserve. All these classics take a long time to make and require a lot of love to obtain the correct depth of... read full article

#1

Bourbon cocktails - Top four whiskey classics

Sorry,If they cannot be made with Jimmy Beam I do not think I would drink them. But since I am a person who is possibly not impartial I will take note of the recipes and instead of using other whiskeys I will try the mixes with Jimmy and post a report back on my findings.

#2

Yeah probably have to aquire a taste for these. As john says maybe JB whiskey instead.

#3

...recipes noted!....I remember having my first Manhattan in NY...it soon became my last....

#4

After a hard day at work.....The perfect way to unwind.

#5

manhattan .... sound so good.

#6

would love to have a manhatten one after work with me partner!!

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