Repeal Day Cocktails!

December 5th will officially mark the 82nd Anniversary since Prohibition ended! For those taking part in some celebrations, what better way to celebrate Repeal Day than with some great whiskey cocktails! 

Using whiskey’s like: Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, I.W Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and George Dickel Rye Whisky, you can throw yourself the ultimate Roaring 20’s party, or simply sip some deliciousness with friends on a Saturday night (or by yourself… no one’s judging)!

Here are some great cocktails to get you started:

image008-2Gramercy Buck
Cocktail created by Amanda Tissue of the Gramercy Park Hotel 

  • 1.3 oz. Blade and Bow Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • 1 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Simple Syrup
  • Muddled Strawberries
  • Top off with Ginger Beer

Serve in a highball glass.

image009-1The Beelzebub
Created by Diageo Mixologist Eric Ribeiro

  • 1.3 oz. I.W Harper Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • 0.75 oz. Lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz. Orgeat
  • 0.5 oz. Lucano Amaro
  • 0.5 oz. Mezcal

Serve in a coupette glass. Garnish with grated nutmeg.

image010-4Dickel Rye Manhattan

  • 1 oz. George Dickel Rye Whisky
  • 0.5 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 3 dashes bitters

In an ice filled bar glass combine all ingredients. Stir. Strain into an ice-filled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry and lemon peel.

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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