Don Draper and his colleagues of Mad Men return Sunday March 25th on AMV for the premiere of season 5 of “Mad Men.” BourbonBlog.com suggests a retro cocktail recipe inspired by the 1960’s based series made with Four Roses Bourbon.
Food authority and cookbook author, Rick Rodgers, is taking modern cooking back in time with his Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Sixties Cookbook. Rick Rodgers can take you back in time with his take on the cocktails of the Sixties.
The book includes lots of nostalgia inducing trivia, guidance on how to concoct a mean cocktail (shaken OR stirred) and party ready menus that will have you entertaining like Peggy Olson in no time.
Also, watch the trailer for Season 5 of “Mad Men” below.
Mad Men Old Fashioned
1 sugar cube
2 or 3 dashes of aromatic bitters, such as Angostura
2 1⁄2 oz. Small Batch Four Roses Bourbon
Orange slice, for garnish
Maraschino cherry, for garnish
Lemon zest twist, for garnish
Instructions: Put the sugar in an old-fashioned glass and moisten with the bitters. Crush them together with a muddler. Add the whiskey and fill the glass with ice. Stir well. If desired, fill the glass with soda water. Add the orange and cherry, and lemon twist, if using. Serve.