It’s so widely preferred in political circles that in 2011 the Rickey was officially declared Washington D.C.’s native cocktail!
INGREDIENTS: – 2 oz gin – 1/2 oz lime juice, freshly squeezed – Club soda, to top – Lime slices to garnish
Mix well, pour over ice, serve and enjoy!
There are many flavorful versions of this cocktail, but here we’ll provide the recipe for a classic. Pro tip: The fresh ingredient version is much better.
INGREDIENTS: – 1.5 oz tequila of choice – 0.75 oz lime juice – 0.5 oz simple syrup
Mix ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour over ice (or blend in a blender for a frozen margarita), add lime for garnish, and enjoy!
Created in Louisville, Kentucky, in the 1800s by a bourbon bartender, the name is shorthand for “old-fashioned style whiskey cocktail.”
INGREDIENTS: – 1 teaspoon sugar – 3 dashes of Angostura bitters – 1 teaspoon water – 2 oz bourbon – Orange twist to garnish
Add sugar, bitters, and water to your glass, and mix until the sugar dissolves. Pour in the whiskey and stir until well mixed.