Willett Rye Swizzle

You can use any lighter-bodied, high-proof aged rye whiskey in this cocktail, but the combination of Tippleman’s syrup and Willett whiskey makes for a sublime spring drink. Slideshow: More Rye Whiskey 

Total Time:
5 mins


  • 2 ounces Willett Family Estate Bottled 3-Year Small Batch Rye, or other high-proof, light-bodied rye

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 1 ounce Tippleman's Double Spiced Falernum Cocktail Syrup

  • 3 drops aromatic bitters (such as Angostura)

  • Lime wheel and fresh mint sprig, for garnish


  1. Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Pour rye, lime juice, and Falernum syrup over ice. Stir until glass is frosty, about 20 seconds. Top with bitters. Garnish with lime wheel and mint sprig; serve with a straw.

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