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Vintage Spirits

We discovered these handsome decanters, including original mid-century designs, when we explored the archives of a glass collective in Poland dating back to 1923.

Original&Remix

Toast to new and old over our recipes for the classic old-fashioned cocktail and a new twist on the original.

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ScrumpTucky Cocktail

Raise a glass to this new twist on the old-fashioned.

Servings: 1

  • Cocktail Ingredients:
  • 1 oz. quality bourbon
  • 1 oz. unfiltered hard cider
  • 1/2 oz. ginger-infused simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 2–3 dashes Angostura® bitters
  • Ice
  • 1 unwaxed orange
  • Simple syrup ingredients:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1”x2” piece of fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1”-wide strip unwaxed orange peel cut from perimeter of fruit with small paring knife, taking care to not catch any pith.
  • Simple syrup directions:
  • 1. Place all ingredients in a small pan and bring to a moderate boil.
  • 2. Turn down heat while stirring and let lightly simmer for about 20–30 minutes. Allow to cool, then strain through fine sieve into small pitcher.
  • Mixing the cocktail:
  • 1. Pour bourbon, hard cider, ginger-infused simple syrup and bitters over ice.
  • 2. Squeeze 2" piece of orange peel strip between your fingers, run it around rim of glass, then add to drink. Stir and enjoy.

Old-Fashioned Whiskey Cocktail

Cheers to this parlor classic.

Servings: 1

  • Ingredients:
  • 2 oz. rye whiskey
  • 1 sugar cube
  • 2 dashes Angostura® bitters
  • 1 maraschino cherry and/or a fat twist of orange
  • 1 tsp. water

Directions:

1. Muddle sugar cube in bottom of glass with 1 tsp. water and bitters. Add desired amount of ice, then whiskey. Stir to chill. Garnish with cherry.

(Optional: Run orange twist around rim and add to drink.)

Drink legally and responsibly

 
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