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Rye Whiskey Syrup

Equal parts rye and sugar, this strong play on simple syrup is a necessary component of the Bitter Handshake, a recipe from Brad Thomas Parsons' book, Bitters.

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Perfect Manhattan

The "perfect" modifier indicates a combination of dry and sweet vermouths as opposed to the original Manhattan's full measure of sweet vermouth.

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Bitter Handshake

Bartender Andrew Bohrer developed this after-dinner Fernet old-fashioned digestif of sorts, with an ingenious rye whiskey syrup subbing in for the standard simple syrup.

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New Old-Fashioned

The Old-Fashioned is as traditional of a cocktail as they come: a simple mix of spirits, sugar, bitters and water. This alternate version adds a bit of muddled fruit, in…

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Remember the Maine

Described first by spirits writer Charles H. Baker in his 1939 classic, the Gentleman’s Companion, this rye-based drink has an ingredient list that’s part Sazerac, part Manhattan.

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The Thirsty Monk

For this twist on a Whiskey Sour, Andrew King balances whiskey with citrus and herbal flavors, but it's a hefty 12 drops of Peychaud’s bitters that allow this drink to…

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Death Cookies

A shaken mixture of High West Double Rye whiskey, génépy, honey and lemon, this drink is an herbaceous play on a Whiskey Sour.