2.5 oz. Woodford Reserve Bourbon
0.75 oz. Hiram Walker Gingerbread Liqueur
1/2 tsp Cherry Heering
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Pour ingredients into mixing glass, stir with cracked ice for 20 seconds, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a Luxardo cherry.
(1626 was the year the very first Manhattan was purchased, albeit about 250 years before the cocktail came to be. Prof. Jerry Thomas was the original king of cocktails during the golden era of the late 1800’s. The first bar he opened was in the same building as P.T. Barnum’s American Museum in Manhattan If you happened to go through the museum’s egress thinking it was another attraction, you could always console yourself with a cocktail made by the “Professor”.)
For spirit aficionados, fans, lovers or really thirsty people who enjoy a well-made drink, here’s some good news: Craft Spirits Celebration is back!
Taking place September 14th in New York City, the 5th annual Craft Spirits Celebration is bringing together distillers and the people who love their spirits, for a day of sampling some mighty fine, quality-crafted hooch.
And it’s not just spirits for the sake of spirits. We’re experimenting with all the magnificent ways food and drink mingle. You’ll be encouraged to pair a savory bite with a liquor that’s perfectly suited for it.
GSN readers get a special discount on tickets by ordering them through Eventbrite here.