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During a cocktail competition, New York City mixologist Pamela Wiznitzer was challenged to concoct a riff on a Rob Roy, a classic Scotch cocktail. It took her five minutes to come up with this delicious pear-and-absinthe-inflected rendition with Irish whiskey. Slideshow: Whiskey Cocktails

Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015

How to Make It


In a mixing glass, combine the whiskey, Cocchi Americano, pear liqueur, eau-de-vie, absinthe and bitters. Fill the glass with ice and stir well, then strain into a chilled coupe. Pinch the lemon twist over the drink and discard.

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