Old Overholt cocktail | Source: Instagram/brosliquor | Getty Images
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Old Overholt Recipe for Crafting a Classic Cocktail at Home

Milla Sigaba
Jan 20, 2024
08:30 A.M.
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Old Overholt is an American whiskey brand that has been enjoyed by many for years. And now, you can enjoy this classic whiskey, too, in the form of a cocktail, with this simple recipe that only has 3 steps.

Old Overholt is a true American whiskey rye brand, beloved for its rich flavor and silk texture. As the whiskey brand's history tells it, this rye has been around for ages — including surviving prohibition.

Many popular cocktails contain Old Overholt — from a blown rose to a Pear of Jacks. However, to really savor the true taste of this classic whiskey, try this perfect and simple Old Overholt recipe in the comfort of your home.

Old Overholt Recipe


  • 2 oz. of Old Overholt whiskey rye
  • 1/2 oz. sweet vermouth
  • 1 tbsp of bitters
  • cherry garnish


1. Add the whiskey rye, bitters, and sweet vermouth into a glass with ice.

2. Mix the ingredients well for about 20 seconds or until chilled.

3. Garnish the glass with cherries and enjoy.

Now that you know how to make an Old Overholt cocktail, you can enjoy the smooth taste of the whiskey rye, complimented by the sweetness of the vermouth and the depth and complexity of the bitters anytime the craving kicks. To try your hand at more cocktail-making, here is a 5-gallon Margarita recipe perfect for a large crowd.

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