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Welcome to Part 1 of our weekly whiskey cocktail recipe guide
We teamed up with our friends over at Wild Turkey to help curate some awesome drink recipes just for you.
Today, we’re giving you the lowdown on how to make a rye whiskey drink called the “Rye Swizzle” cocktail.
Making drinks doesn’t have to be a big challenge
Exploring how to make drinks can be messy, expensive, and be a downright nasty tasting experience for anyone.
Don’t get us wrong, we all love a solid jack and coke, but we think it’s time you learned how to make an elevated cocktail.
We promise it’ll make you look like a boss.
That’s exactly why we’re giving you some simple, MAN’edged approved recipes that’ll have you feeling ultra confident when you’re playing bartender.
What you need for this rye whiskey drink
- 2 oz. Russell’s Reserve Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
- ¾ oz. Ginger syrup
- ¾ oz. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Dash of Angostura bitters
Here’s what to do
First, you need to combine the first three ingredients into a glass. Ideally, this should be a highball glass, but we get it. Sometimes any old glass will do the trick. We do urge you to invest in some nice whiskey tumblers though.
Also, if you’re a newbie, just stick to the script.
Don’t get creative here.
Just follow our steps unless you have to do this…
Second, fill the glass with crushed ice and stir.
Again, you should probably always have crushed ice in hand, but in case you live in a tiny apartment and can only fit ice-cube trays, those cubes will do the trick as well.
Next, top off with a few dashes of bitters. We love a tasty orange bitter. A dash is roughly 2-3 drops.
This next step is what sets the pros apart from the basic bitches.
Garnish with mint.
This last detail is what will set this whiskey cocktail off and have the crowd begging you for more.
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