Type: on the rocks (IBA version) Alcoholic level: alcoholic Basic liqueur: Bourbon or Rye whiskey Equipment: directly in the glass Glassware: Old Fashioned glass Garnish: 2 cocktail cherries, an orange slice and a lemon rind
- 4 cl (40 g) Rye or Bourbon Whiskey
- 1/4 sugar lump
- Drops of angostura Bitters
- A dash of Soda Water
How to make itSoak sugar lump with Angostura Bitters and place in the bottom of the glass; add Soda water and mix with the bar spoon to melt sugar. Add 4-5 ice cubes and pour in whiskey. Mix again for few seconds. Decorate with 2 cocktail cherries, an orange slice and a lemon rind. The cocktail is ready.
Variations and noteIf you want, you can use Scotch instead of Whiskey. Many people like to decorate this cocktail with a lemon slice instead of lemon rind. It's an after dinner cocktail. The first registration of this cocktail is in "Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book" (1931) and it seems that it was invented by Colonel James E. Pepper.