Years of Grace

The Drink

‘A Years of Grace cocktail makes a good party but not too good a party. The kind of party that no one would have blushed for in the Years of Grace.’

3 JIGGERS OF WHISKEY — SCOTCH OR RYE
2 JIGGERS OF LEMON JUICE
1 JIGGER OF ROCK CANDY SYRUP
ICE CRACKED VERY FINE
Practically Shaved as for Crème de Menthe — so the drink seems almost frappéed, and is very cold.

-from So Red the Nose

IMG_0193I can’t think of a more delightful way to spend summer evenings than sipping this icy drink on the patio while reading its namesake. Margaret Ayer Barnes’ creation is a version of the whiskey sour, which sounds kind of serious and masculine, but this one is actually a delicious blend of sweet and sour flavors, like really good lemonade or a perfect margarita. Continue reading

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