The Ray Long Cocktail, an elegant, absinthe-tinted brandy Manhattan: Cognac, sweet vermouth, absinthe, and Angostura bitters. If you want to put a spin on the original, this is the way to go.
Repairing the Brooklyn Cocktail, part 2
Monongahela-style rye whiskies may be the key to a subtle, balanced Brooklyn Cocktail.
In for Repairs: the Brooklyn Cocktail
Rye whiskey, Italian vermouth, Maraschino, and bitters: reviving the original Brooklyn Cocktail.
The Creole Cocktail Four Ways
There are many versions of the Creole Cocktail. My favorite looks a lot like a Sazerac: whiskey, curaçao, and bitters, with a fragrant nose of absinthe.
Searching for the Bamboo Cocktail
Fino sherry, bianco vermouth, and orange bitters: the classic, light, aperitif Bamboo Cocktail, from the 1880s.
Whiskey and Bar Spoons: the Brainstorm Cocktail
Whiskey (you choose), vermouth, and Bénédictine—the 1916 Brainstorm cocktail.
Dark Horse: The Preakness Cocktail
Rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, Benedictine and bitters make up this Manhattan variant's tribute to the Triple Crown: the Preakness Cocktail.
The Black Manhattan Cocktail
The Black Manhattan: bourbon, Averna, and Angostura bitters. Another variant of one of the greatest of the classic cocktails.
Irish Whiskey and the Dubliner Cocktail
The Dubliner, an elegant Irish whiskey cocktail, with sweet vermouth, Grand Marnier and orange bitters.
The mystery of the Old Pal cocktail
The Old Pal Cocktail: rye whiskey, Campari and dry vermouth.
The Harvard Cocktail
The Harvard Cocktail: brandy, sweet vermouth, sugar, bitters and soda.
Is the Manhattan too sweet for you? Try the Lafayette Cocktail
The Lafayette Cocktail: rye whiskey, French vermouth, Dubonnet and bitters.
Remember the Maine
Remember the Maine: a Manhattan, dressed up with Cherry Heering and a dash of absinthe.
The Blackthorne Cocktail
The Blackthorne Cocktail: Irish whiskey, sweet vermouth, absinthe and bitters.
The Deshler Cocktail
The Deshler Cocktail: rye whiskey, Dubonnet, Cointreau and bitters.
Drinking the French Quarter: The Vieux Carré Cocktail
Another New Orleans original, the Vieux Carré Cocktail: rye whiskey, Cognac, sweet vermouth, Bénédictine and bitters.
The Scotch Saratoga
The Scotch Saratoga — a variant of the classic, with blended Scotch, brandy, sweet vermouth and bitters.
Arnaud’s Special Cocktail
Arnaud's Special Cocktail combines Scotch, Dubonnet, and orange bitters (don't forget the twist!) to make a Scotch surprise.
The Saratoga is one of our oldest cocktails, equal parts brandy, whiskey, and vermouth. Sort of a lush Manhattan for days when you're feeling particularly full of yourself. And the ingredients you use will make or break it.
1794 Cocktail — the Boulevardier Comes to Manhattan
The 1794 cocktail: rye whiskey, sweet vermouth and Campari — modernizing the Boulevardier.