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Colorado Cooler
© Tina Rupp

Colorado Cooler

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey is a distinctive small-batch whiskey made in Denver from 100 percent malted barley. The flavor is malty and slightly vanilla-y.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 1 ounce chilled club soda
  2. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  3. 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  4. 2 ounces malt whiskey, preferably Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey
  5. Ice
  6. 2 dashes of celery bitters (optional)
  7. 4 cherries, preferably Rainier, pitted, plus 1 cherry for garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the 4 pitted cherries. Add ice and all of the remaining ingredients except the club soda and garnish. Shake well. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass, stir in the club soda and garnish with a cherry.


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