Classic Waldorf Cocktail

"A relative to the Manhattan, the Waldorf is a rye cocktail from the early 20th century. Born at the old Waldorf hotel in New York City and lives on through classic cocktail lovers. If you love black licorice and booze forward drinks, this is for you! xoxo, cheers!"
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Prep time 5mins
Serves or Makes: 1

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  • 2 ounces rye whiskey
  • 3/4 ounces sweet vermouth
  • 1/4 ounce absinthe
  • 1 dash of Angostura Bitters
  • lemon peel


  • Step 1

    Add absinthe to mixing glass and rinse the glass with absinthe by tilting the glass until the sides are coated. Discard the excess absinthe.

  • Step 2

    Add whiskey, sweet vermouth and bitters. Fill the glass with ice cubes and stir for about 30 seconds.

  • Step 3

    Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon peel and enjoy.

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