Thirteen hundred of these cocktails were said to have disappeared at the coming-out party for Swiss Family Manhattan on the eighty-fifth floor of the Empire State Building.
2/3 RYE WHISKY
1/3 ITALIAN VERMOUTH
1 DASH ABSINTHE
Stir and Serve Excessively Cold
– From So Red the Nose
This is the first So Red the Nose drink that I just could not finish. This project may be developing my taste for hard liquor, but not to the point where I can happily drink straight rye whiskey with no sweetener. I spent the whole time reading this book counting down the minutes until I could pour the foul thing down the drain. Continue reading