Whether you’re making an Old Fashioned, Manhattan, or another cocktail, which whiskey you choose will have a major impact on the outcome. Acclaimed bartender Sother Teague of Honeybee’s and Amor Y Amargo explains how and why he selects certain whiskeys for his drinks, with factors like style, proof, and price all under consideration.
If you’re interested in making whisky cocktails at home, you’ll need these bar tools and a few choice mixers.
While apples get all the attention come autumn, try your hand at one of these cocktail recipes that put pears front and center.
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