Ghost of the City Recipe

Ghost of the City Recipe

[Photograph: Melody Fury]

In this cocktail from Brandon Burkart of Haddingtons in Austin, unaged white whiskey delivers crisp flavors with the help of Cocchi Americano and lemon bitters.

  • Yield:1 cocktail
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • 2 ounces white whiskey, such as Low Gap
  • 1 ounces Cocchi Americano
  • 1 dash lemon bitters
  • Garnish: cocktail cherry


  1. 1.

    Fill a mixing glass with ice. Add white whiskey, Cocchi Americano, and lemon bitters. Stir for 15 seconds.

  2. 2.

    Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cherry and serve straight up.