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Women's History Month :: Cocktail Edition

Women have been influencing the Spirits industry for centuries. Do you know where the term "cocktail" originated? As one story goes, an innkeeper during the Revolutionary War by the name of Betsy Flanagan stirred a drink with a rooster tail and called it a cocktail.


As we celebrate Women's History Month this March, sip on three classic cocktails influenced by females.


Manhattan

2 oz. Whiskey

2 tsp. Simple Syrup

2 dashes Angostura Bitters


Pour the simple syrup and bitters into a glass. Stir to combine. Place ice cubes in the glass. Pour whiskey over the ice. Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry.


Margarita

2 oz. Tequila

1 oz. Cointreau Liqueur

.25 oz. Agave Nectar

.75 oz. Lime Juice


Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into a margarita glass. Garnish the rim with salt and a lime wedge.


Old Fashioned

2 oz. Whiskey

1 oz. Sweet Vermouth

2 dashes Angostura Bitters


Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into a glass. Garnish with an orange slice

and a cherry.


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