The Jack Rose (applejack, lime juice and grenadine) is one of mixologist John Coltharp's favorite brandy drinks. Seven Sins is his attempt at converting it into a whiskey cocktail. He strongly recommends preparing your own grenadine: "It makes you wince at the store-bought stuff."
Glassware Guide Classic Cocktail Recipes
1 ounce rye whiskey
1 ounce applejack
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
3/4 ounce grenadine, preferably homemade
2 dashes of Angostura bitters
Pinch of cinnamon, for garnish
How to Make It
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe; garnish with the cinnamon.
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