Cocktail Recipes Just For Repeal Day

Eighty years ago today  after thirteen years of  Prohibition, Americans were returned the fortune of drinking and purchasing alcohol.  Referred to it as the dark dry ages Prohibition , where the saw the  rise of organized crime and the  decrease of traditions and celebratory  customs. Luckily, we can toast to the freedom of a good drink with out the fear of being arrested or bumping into anyone in Nucky Thompson's crew. Check out these cocktail recipes in celebration of Repeal Day and  drink to freedom.

Bulleit Rye Sazerac

1.3 oz. Bulleit Rye
1 tsp. demerara syrup
1 dash Angostura bitters
5 dashes Peychaud’s bitters

Stir over ice and strain into a chilled rocks glass.

George Dickel Rye Old Fashioned

1.3 oz. George Dickel Rye
1 maraschino cherry
0.25 oz. bitters
1 sugar cube
1 splash water
1 slice orange
1 lemon twist

In an old-fashioned or rocks glass, muddle sugar, bitters and water.  Add ice cubes and George Dickel Rye.  Garnish with lemon twist, orange slice and cherry.

Crown Royal Black Manhattan

1 oz. Crown Royal Black
0.25 oz. Cragganmore Distiller Edition
0.25 oz. sweet vermouth
1.25 oz. simple syrup
0.25 dashes of bitters
1 piece maraschino cherry

Stir all together in a mixing glass with ice.  Strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with a cherry.