The Allegheny cocktail is a classic cocktail that dates back to the early 1900s. It is named after the Allegheny Mountains in the eastern United States. The cocktail is a variation of the Manhattan, and it typically includes rye whiskey, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, and bitters. The proportions of the ingredients may vary, but the Allegheny cocktail is typically made with equal parts rye whiskey and dry vermouth, with a smaller amount of sweet vermouth and a few dashes of bitters.
The cocktail is traditionally served up, garnished with a lemon twist or a cherry, and is best enjoyed in a chilled glass. The Allegheny cocktail is a perfect drink for whiskey lovers who enjoy a classic, well-balanced cocktail with a touch of sweetness.
Here's how to make an Allegheny cocktail:
Ingredients for the Allegheny cocktail:
- 2 oz rye whiskey
- 1 oz sweet vermouth
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- 1 dash orange bitters
Instructions for how to make an Allegheny cocktail:
- Fill a mixing glass with ice.
- Add rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, and both bitters.
- Stir well until chilled.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a cherry.
Enjoy your Allegheny cocktail!