Improved Whiskey Cocktail

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Old-fashioned glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 165 calories in one serving of Improved Whiskey Cocktail.

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Improved Whiskey Cocktail image

Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably over a chunk of block ice).



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Our comment:

An Old Fashioned "improved" by the addition of maraschino liqueur and absinthe. Like the Old-Fashioned, this is a spirit-forward sipping cocktail.

History:

The Whiskey Cocktail, along with this Improved version appeared in Jerry Thomas's 1887 The Bar-tender's Guide.

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