One of my favorite cocktails these days is the Brooklyn cocktail. This how I make it…
2 oz rye
1 oz dry vermouth
1/2 oz Ramazzotti
1/4 oz Maraschino liqueur
Stir. Strain (I really like it in a rocks glass…who knows why). No garnish.
I have tried the Brooklyn with all of these ryes…
These are all ryes that I really like. I especially like their prices. And, I love the cocktail each time. But then, I was gifted with a bottle of High West Double Rye. I used this rye instead. Game. Changer.
Well, I’m no expert on premium spirits so I had to do a little work to find the answer to why this one particular (way more expensive) spirit is actually so much better than the rest in my favorite cocktail. I did what any good amateur would do. I googled it. And, I found this out…
Beside the ingredients, much of what defines a liquor’s flavor comes from the care put into the distillation process…” read more>>>
A bottle of High Rye can cost you almost $50. Yes, I realize that this may sound excessive for a bottle of whiskey but, believe me, the cost is totally worth it for the taste. Expecting a big IRS refund? Have a birthday coming up? Just happen to be rich?
Buy it. Try it in your Brooklyn. It’s worth it.