Rye Cocktail Recipes

Russell's Rye Manhattan

1417 Versailles Rd. Lawrenceburg KY 40342 U.S.

Unlike other ryes, there’s no need to immediately reach for a chaser with Russell's Reserve Rye. The high alcoholic content still rewards drinkers with a warmth that is easy to trace from mouth to stomach.

Sazerac

113 Great Buffalo Trace Frankfort KY 40601 U.S.

For anyone familiar with the famous Sazerac cocktail, here’s a mini lesson for those who aren’t already history buffs: the original Sazerac actually contained brandy, absinthe, a lump of sugar and a few drops of bitters, a medicinal recipe created by Creole apothecary Antoine Amedie Peychaud.