Whiskey Seduction

The Whiskey Seduction

This magenta-hued whiskey cocktail, inspired by a recipe from mixologist Cory Cuff of Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, pairs slightly spicy rye whiskey with the rich, fruity flavors of red wine and blackcurrant liqueur, brightened by a touch of freshly squeezed lemon juice. See the recipe for The Whiskey Seduction »Solomon Oh

This magenta-hued whiskey cocktail, inspired by a recipe from mixologist Cory Cuff of Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, pairs slightly spicy rye whiskey with the rich, fruity flavors of red wine and blackcurrant liqueur, brightened by a touch of freshly squeezed lemon juice.

Whiskey Seduction
This smooth cocktail pairs slightly bitter rye whiskey with the sweet, fruity flavors of red wine and blackcurrant liqueur. Lemon juice provides a tart finish.
Yield: makes 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. rye whiskey
  • 34 oz. red wine, such as pinot noir
  • 12 oz. black currant liqueur
  • 12 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Lemon peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine rye whiskey, wine, liqueur, and lemon juice. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Squeeze the lemon peel lightly to release its oils and run around the rim of the glass before adding to the cocktail as a garnish.