The Story Behind The Bulleit Ryes Up

This cocktail is a great alternative to your usual neat Rye serve, and relies on a careful mix of ingredients to elevate every special flavor in Bulleit Rye. Most of these ingredients are probably already behind your home bar (like Sweet Vermouth and St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur) but if not, this recipe is a great excuse to expand your usual lineup. Even strictly straight-pour loyalists will likely be tempted by this elegant cocktail, so read on to learn how to craft a quality cocktail with Bulleit’s beloved Rye whiskey. 

This recipe is sponsored by Bulleit.

Ingredients

  • 3/5 ounce Bulleit Rye
  • 1/4 ounce Sweet vermouth
  • 1/5 ounce Elderflower liqueur 
  • 1 dash Aromatic bitters 
  • 1 dash Licorice or cherry bitters
  • 1/4 ounce Cognac 
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. 
  2. Stir until combined. 
  3. Strain into a rocks glass. 
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist. 

Recipe Rating

(16 votes)

Yield: 1
Updated: 2021-09-30

This cocktail is a great alternative to your usual neat Rye serve, so read on to learn how to craft a quality Bulleit Ryes Up.