One thing we love more than anything else is a product with history (that’s probably why we’re so obsessed with the wear on our raws). So the story of Tuthilltown Spirits— the first to produce grain spirits in New York immediately after prohibition—makes us feel all warm inside. The company uses their historic influence as a model for the way they develop their liquors today— handmade naturally, and in small batches at their Hudson Valley distillery. For added history, try their Manhattan Rye— a New York staple. Get it here.
Stumped for cocktail ideas? Try Tuthilltown’s version of the 1919, made entirely from NY-local ingredients.
-0.75 oz. Hudson Manhattan Rye
-0.75 oz. Hudson River Rum
-1 oz. Punt e Mes
-0.5 oz. Benedictine
-1 dash Fee Brother’s Chocolate Bitters
Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.