The Classics

_DSC0932Taken at my sister’s house in Georgia. It had been raining the night before, so the kindling never caught.  Love the image though… makes me think of sippin’ on one of the classics, fireside ….





Old Fashioned

2oz 13th Colony Southern Rye Whiskey

1oz Grapefruit Oleo Saccharum (in lieu of sugar cube)

4 dashes Angostura bitters (or your fave sub)



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Whiskey Sour 

3oz 1792 Small Batch Bourbon

1oz lemon oleo saccharum

1 egg white




Rye Whiskey

 A Dram of Templeton Rye – aka “The Good Stuff” – served neat




Hanky Panky

1.5 oz Small’s Gin

1.5 oz Carpano Antica Formula Sweet Vermouth

2 dashes Fernet Branca

(Recipe doubled for photographic effect)


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Templeton Rye Manhattan

(Photo taken at Sonoma Wine Bar, Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.)