5 Timeless Cocktails To Enjoy With The Final Season Of ‘Mad Men’

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If you love AMC’s hit drama “Mad Men,” then you can hardly wait for the premiere of the final season this Sunday night (Season 7). Maybe you’ll be enjoying the show with friends or perhaps you like to drink alone? Either way, here are five excellent whiskey and gin options to make sure you are in the proper mood for the show. Stir them up and enjoy.

Don Draper Old Fashioned

Don Draper Old Fashioned
Don Draper Old Fashioned

Ingredients:
1 ½ parts Jim Beam Black® Bourbon
2 dashes bitters
Water
Cherry
Orange slice
Lemon wedge
Sugar

Preparation:
In an old-fashioned glass, place 1/2 teaspoon sugar and 2 dashes bitters dissolved in water. Fill with ice. Pour 1-1/2 parts Jim Beam® Bourbon; add cherry, orange slice and lemon wedge.

Mad Men Manhattan

Mad Men Manhattan
Mad Men Manhattan

Ingredients:
2 parts Jim Beam Black® Bourbon
1 part Averna
1 dash Angostura Bitters

Preparation:
Garnish with a cherry.

Roger Sterling Smooth & Sour

Roger Sterling Smooth & Sour
Roger Sterling Smooth & Sour

Ingredients:
2 parts Jim Beam Black® Bourbon
1 part amaretto liqueur
1 part triple sec
2 parts sour mix
2 parts lemon-lime soda

Preparation:
Serve shaken in a tall glass with cracked ice. Garnish with a squeeze of lemon.

Tanqueray Extra Dry Martini

Tanqueray Extra Dry Martini
Tanqueray Extra Dry Martini

Ingredients:
1.25 oz Tanqueray No. Ten
2-4 dashes Dry French Vermouth

Preparation:
Pour vermouth over ice into mixing glass, roll around then strain out. Add Tanqueray No. Ten and stir. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a small pitted Spanish cocktail olive.

Tanqueray Fitty Fitty

Tanqueray Fitty Fitty
Tanqueray Fitty Fitty

Ingredients:
1 oz. Tanqueray No. Ten
1 oz. Noilly Prat Dry Vermouth
1 Dash Angostura Orange Bitters

Preparation:
Stir until very cold and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.