Mad Men and the Cocktails They Drank

Mad Men kicked off season 6 and this weekend is episode 3. If you’ve found yourself wanting to throw a super-stylized Mad Men themed dinner party, we’ve got just the cocktail recipes to inspire you.drapers

The Mad Men Martini
Your Choice Gin or Vodka
2 oz Pinnacle Vodka
Vermouth (Optional)

Method:
Strain into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish: 1 Olive

Vodka Gimlet
1.5 oz Ketel One vodka
¾ oz lime juice
3-4 lime slices

Method:
Pour Vodka and lime juice into mixing glass, shake and strain into martini glass.
Add 3 to 4 slices of lime.

Old Fashion – Don Draper Style
2 ½ oz Canadian Club
1 orange slice
1 maraschino cherry
1 teaspoon sugar
Few drops of Angostura bitters
A splash of soda water to muddle ingredients

Method: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add whisky, lemon juice and sugar and shake, shake, shake. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and garnish with a Maraschino cherry or lemon wedge.
Garnish: Maraschino cherry or lemon wedge.

Manhattan
1¾ oz Knob Creek Rye Single Barrel
¾ oz of sweet vermouth
1 dash of aromatic bitters
1 Maraschino cherry

Method: Pour bitters, liquors over ice in mixing glass. Stir and strain into martini glass.
Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

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