November 23, 2013 – With the 80th anniversary of Prohibition’s repeal coming up on December 5, Diageo’s in-house bar tending team created these three classic cocktail recipes featuring Bulleit Rye, George Dickel, and Crown Royal Black.

The Bulleit Rye Sazerac. Image courtesy Diageo. Bulleit Rye Sazerac

1.3 ounces of Bulleit Rye
1 teaspoon Demerara syrup
1 dash Angostura bitters
5 dashes Peychaud’s bitters

Stir over ice and strain into a chilled rocks glass.

The George Dickel Rye Old Fashioned. Image courtesy Diageo.George Dickel Rye Old Fashioned

1.3 ounces of George Dickel Rye
1 maraschino cherry
0.25 ounce of bitters
1 sugar cube
1 splash water
1 orange orange
1 lemon twist

In an old-fashioned or rocks glass, muddle sugar, bitters and water.  Add ice cubes and George Dickel Rye.  Garnish with lemon twist, orange slice and cherry.

The Crown Royal Black/Cragganmore Manhattan. Image courtesy Diageo.Crown Royal Black/Cragganmore Manhattan

1 ounce of Crown Royal Black
0.25 ounce of Cragganmore Distillers Edition
0.25 ounce of sweet vermouth
1.25 ounce of simple syrup
0.25 dash of bitters
1 maraschino cherry

Stir all together in a mixing glass with ice.  Strain into a martini glass.  Garnish with a cherry.