Panzano lead bartender Jodi Dolph, created these two cocktails to cheer on the Broncos and honor our stellar Quarterback, Peyton Manning.
They’ll be available at Panzano – at least through Sunday, February 2.
If you’d like to make them at home, get thee to the liquor store.
PFM OLD FASHIONED
Honoring Peyton’s alma mater, the University of Tennessee, and Bronco orange.
1.75 oz Jack Daniels Tennessee Sour Mash Whiskey
1 slice fresh orange
2 dashes orange bitters [I, Christine, recommend Cocktailpunk]
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Splash of fresh orange juice
Serve on the rocks.
HURRY! HURRY! SAZERAC
Celebrates Peyton’s Tennessee and Louisiana roots.
He was born in New Orleans and was a high school quarterback there.
[Absinthe and Peychaud’s bitters are both popular in New Orleans bars]
1.3 oz George Dickel Rye Whiskey
1 sugar cube or 3/4 oz simple syrup
Several dashes of Peychaud’s bitters
Absinthe or another anise flavored spirit
Add ice to old fashioned glass.
Let chill while making drink.
In a mixing glass or shaker, muddle the sugar or simple syrup with the bitters.
Add ice and rye whiskey, stir.
Discard ice from old fashioned glass and add small amount of absinthe.
Swirl in glass and discard excess.
Strain whiskey mixture into glass.
Zest the lemon twist into glass and leave on the the side of the glass as a garnish.
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