Fancy Whiskey Cocktail
Source: Modern American Drinks page: 43
1/2 large bar glass icefine
Ingredient: iceWhat it is: Additive
The new general availability of ice in the mid 1800s revolutionized bar-tending and drinking. Ice was delivered in blocks that then had to to be broken, crushed, picked and shaved for increasingly popular individual drinks (as opposed to large punches).
3 dash maraschino
Ingredient: maraschinoWhat it is: Liqueur
Bittersweet, clear liqueur flavored with Marasca cherries, which are grown in Dalmatia, Croatia, mostly around the city of Zadar and in Torreglia (near Padua in Northern Italy).
2 dash Peychaud bitters or Angostura bitters
1 jigger whiskey
Ingredient: whiskeyWhat 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.
1 dash orange bitters
Variant of: Fancy Brandy Cocktail
Prepare in the same manner as Fancy Brandy Cocktail, substituting whiskey for brandy.