Archive: Spring 2019

Butterfly Pea Whiskey Sour

Special flowers and plum bitters create a colorful—and flavorful—variation on the classic Whiskey Sour.

Best in Show

Sherry and chamomile syrup combine with bourbon for this light and easy-drinking spring cocktail.

The Final Ward

Bonded rye whiskey balances beautifully with Chartreuse and maraschino liqueur in this revamped version of a Prohibition-era cocktail.


Pineapple gum syrup and lime juice intensify flavor in this revamped version of a classic rye whiskey cocktail.

Vieux Carré

Rye whiskey stands up to complex flavors from Cognac, Bénédictine, and sweet vermouth in this New Orleans-born cocktail.

Sazerac Sour

Bottled-in-bond rye whiskey and Sazerac syrup up the ante in this remix of the quintessential New Orleans cocktail.

Old Pal

Rye whiskey finds harmony with vinous vermouth and bittersweet Campari in this remix of a classic three-part cocktail.

Rouge Carré

Robust fortified wines deepen rye whiskey’s spicy notes in this modern take on a classic cocktail.

Todd Leopold, distiller and co-founder at Leopold Bros. in Denver, inspects rye with farmers in a field under blue skies at Schlagel Farms.

The Great Rye Whiskey Revival

Bourbon’s spicier cousin is having a moment, and there’s never been a better time for fans of the bold, complex whiskey.