Sazerac

2 oz. rye 1/4 oz. simple syrup 3 dashes Peychaud's Bitters 1 dash Angostura bitters Absinthe Coat the interior of a rocks or coupe glass with absinthe (swirl around about a barspoon's worth). Stir together the whisky, simple syrup and bitters in...

Manhattan

2 1/2 oz. rye 3/4 oz. sweet vermouth 2 dashes Angostura bitters Stir and strain into a coupe. Garnish with a cherry.

Whisky Sour

2 oz. bourbon or rye 3/4 oz. lemon juice 3/4 oz. simple syrup egg white or aquafaba Dry shake (shake without ice) first, then shake with ice. Strain into a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with lemon.

Blood Orange Whisky Sour

2 oz. bourbon or rye 3/4 oz. lemon juice 3/4 oz. simple syrup 3/4 oz. blood orange juice. Shake and strain into an old-fashioned glass.