DrinkWire is Liquor.com's showcase for the best articles, recipe and reviews from the web's top writers and bloggers. In this post, Missi Rose offers a pair of cocktails that add a new twist to old-time recipes.
December 5th marked 83 years since the repeal to Prohibition and to toast to the end of this era, these two Prohibition-Style inspired cocktails put a modern twist on a classic cocktail. Enjoy!
La Mar de Listo (Twist on classic Bee's Knees)
- 1 1/2 parts reposado tequila
- 3/4 part fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 part fresh cranberry juice
- 1/2 part honey
- Maraschino cherry
- Lemon twist
Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a maraschino cherry and a lemon twist.
Maple Old Fashioned (Twist on classic Old Fashioned)
- 2 parts Hornitos Black Barrel Tequila
- 1/4 part maple syrup
- 4 dashes Angostura bitters
- Orange peel
- Cinnamon stick
Preparation: Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and stir. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with an orange peel and cinnamon stick.