Alcohol

Presidential Drinks: George Washington

Washington sold whiskey (made near Mount Vernon), but he probably rarely, if ever, drank it. The formula was about 60% rye, 3% corn and a very meager amount of malted barley. As for his favorite drink — he loved dark porter (laced with molasses) that was made in Philadelphia.

GENTLEMAN JACK WHISKEY SLING

2 oz Gentleman Jack
.5 oz Lemon juice
.75 oz Simple syrup
2 dashes Orange bitters

Garnish: Lemon peel
Glass: Rocks

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