Whether you are looking for a comforting treat to warm you up on a crisp autumn evening or just looking to relish the flavors of fall, the renowned house of Sandeman provides the perfect way to celebrate the season with Sandeman Porto Founders Reserve. The Founders Reserve is extremely mixable in cocktails and is selected from the finest lots of each vintage and aged for five years. Here are two fall-flavored cocktails to welcome the season:
Aberdeen Old Fashioned
By Misty Kalofen (Drink, Boston)
2 parts Sandeman Porto Founders Reserve
1 parts Chivas 12 Year Old
1/4 part 1:1 Turbinado Simple Syrup
2 dashes Angostura Orange Bitters
1 level teaspoon Pumpkin Butter
Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass and stir.
Add ice and stir again.
Garnish with a wide orange twist.
*Misty recommends American Spoon Pumpkin butter for its beautiful fall spices.
By Peter Vestinos (Wirtz Beverage Group, Chicago)
1 1/2 parts Sandeman Porto Founders Reserve
3/4 parts Plymouth Gin
3/4 parts Lemon juice
1/2 part Simple syrup
2 parts Soda water
Combine all ingredients, except the soda water into a cocktail shaker.
Shake briefly with ice.
Strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Add soda water.
Add a lemon wheel and grate nutmeg across top.