Thomas Holbert w/ presents 3 cocktails from the book The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks

Thomas Holbert of, takes 3 cocktails from David A. Embury’s The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, first published in 1948. Thomas has picked the 50/50 Sazerac, Black Walnut Old Fashioned and The Classic Daquiri. Hope you enjoy the videos and click below for more info.

50/50 Sazerac
– In a large mixing glass, stir:
– 1 1/4 oz rye whiskey
– 1 1/4 oz cognac
– 1/4 oz simple syrup
– 3 dashes Peychaud’s bitters
– 2 dashes Angostura bitters
– Rinse a chilled rocks glass with wormwood bitters
– Strain the contents of the large mixing glass into the rinsed rocks glass
– Garnish with an expressed lemon twist

Classic Daquiri
– 2 oz light rum
– 1 oz lime juice
– 3/4 oz simple syrup
– Shake and strain into a chilled coupe
– Garnish with a lime twist

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