Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Double-Barrel Cocktail

2 dash Angostura bitters

Ingredient: Angostura bitters

What it is:  Bitters

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2 dash orange bitters

Ingredient: orange bitters

What it is:  Bitters

A bitters is an alcoholic beverage that contains herbal essences, has a bitter or bittersweet flavor, and

Substitution:  bitter

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1/3 jigger French vermouth

Ingredient: French vermouth

Also Known As:  Dry vermouth, White vermouth What it is:  Vermouth

Fortified wine, flavored with aromatic herbs and spices ("aromatized" in the trade) such as cardamom, cinnamon, marjoram and chamomile.

Substitution:  vermouth

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1/3 jigger Italian vermouth

Ingredient: Italian vermouth

What it is:  Vermouth

Fortified wine, flavored with aromatic herbs and spices ("aromatized" in the trade) such as cardamom, cinn

Substitution:  vermouth

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1/3 jigger whiskey

Ingredient: whiskey

What it is:  Whiskey
Broad category of alcoholic beverages that are distilled from fermented grain mash. Different grains are used for different varieties, including barley, malted barley, rye, malted rye, wheat, and corn (maize). Most whiskies are aged in wooden casks (generally oak), the exception being some corn whiskeys.

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Mixing-​glass half-​full fine ice, two dashes Angostura bitters, two dashes orange bitters, one- third jigger French vermouth, one-​third jigger Italian vermouth, one-​third jigger whiskey. Mix and strain into cocktail-​glass.