8 Manly Cocktails That are Good for You

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8 Manly Cocktails That are Good for You

These alcoholic drinks will make you feel like Don Draper with a better life expectancy.
The low calorie, manly cocktail. (Richard Boccato & Mickey McIlroy, Little Branch)

1 oz. applejack
1 oz. rye whiskey
one brown (raw) sugar cube
two dashes of orange bitters (1:1 Fee Bros. West Indian Orange Bitters : Regan’s)

To make: Build in a whiskey glass. Saturate the sugar cube with the bitters, and gently muddle in order to create a slightly granulated paste. Add rye and applejack, and rock ice. Garnish with an orange twist. “This alternative to the Old Fashioned comes in at 152 calories,” says Present, “and brown [raw] sugar is healthier than white sugar due to its higher mineral content.”

Photo by Isaac Rosenthal 

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