Rye Whiskey Fruit Cup (Difford's Cup No.5)

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (18 ratings)

Serve in

Collins glass

Garnish:

Lemon, orange & strawberry slices, mint sprig & borage

How to make:

POUR all ingredients into glass. Half fill glass with ice. Add a citrus slice and a couple of mint leaves from garnish before filling to brim with ice. Finish with rest of garnish.

5/6 fl oz Straight rye whiskey (100 proof / 50% alc./vol.)
5/6 fl oz Orange Curaçao liqueur
5/6 fl oz Strucchi Rosso Vermouth
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
1 2/3 fl oz Thomas Henry Ginger Ale
1 2/3 fl oz Cola (e.g. Coca Cola or Pepsi Cola)
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Review:

Whisky works brilliantly in a fruit cup, arguably even better than gin. The spice and robustness of American rye whiskey adds a pleasing backbone to this long refreshing summery cocktail.

History:

Created in June 2017 by yours truly at the Cabinet Room, London, England. For more recipes and history see Fruit Cups and Pimm's.

Nutrition:

201 calories

Alcohol content:

  • 1.7 standard drinks
  • 13.86% alc./vol. (27.72° proof)
  • 24.3 grams of pure alcohol
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Easy Jigger image

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The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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