The Old Pal is a classic spirit-forward cocktail with a unique and sophisticated flavor. The cocktail balances sweet, dry, and bitter ingredients to perfection by combining bourbon, dry vermouth, and Italian bitter liqueur in a stellar fashion.
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The Manhattan was once the most popular cocktail in the world. Since then the cocktail’s dominance has faded, but it’s making a come back. You can use rye, bourbon, or blended whiskey: add sweet vermouth, and Angostura bitters – stir – then garnish with a cherry. That’s a Classic Manhattan…perfect.
The Original Bourbon Old Fashioned was created in the late 19th century, deep in Kentucky bourbon country. A bartender at the Pendennis Club of Louisville developed it for a local distiller – James E. Pepper. Since then, the Bourbon Old Fashioned has taken on a life of its own, much to the delight of whiskey drinkers’ abound.