You don’t need a steamy cocktail to warm you up on these crisp autumn days. A nice sip of some good whiskey as that comforting, warming quality that goes straight through your body and to your fingertips, just like invisible alcoholic mittens. Why carry a light fall coat when you can wear a booze jacket? Check out these autumnal whiskey cocktails by NYC master mixologist Josh Brandenburg of The Royalton.
1/2 oz Chai Tea Syrup
1/4 oz Martini Rossi Sweet Vermouth
2 1/4 oz Bulleit Rye Whiskey
Build: Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with crushed ice. Stir until properly diluted then strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with 3 bitters balls.
1 1/2 oz Hennessey Cognac
1/2 oz Woodford Reserve Bourbon
3/4 oz Strawberry Infused Carpano Antica
1/4 oz Peche De Vigne
Dash of Whiskey Bitters
Build: Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with crushed ice then stir until properly diluted. Strain into a coupe glass then garnish with a skewered slice of dehydrated peach.