The Classic Rye
Makes 1 cocktail
2 ounces Woodford Reserve® Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
½ ounce raw sugar simple syrup (*see below)
4 drops Woodford Reserve Orange Bitters
1 lemon peel, to garnish
1 star anise, to garnish
1. In a mixing glass, combine ingredients, add ice and stir. Strain into a highball glass. Garnish with the star anise and lightly expressed lemon peel.
* Raw sugar simple syrup: combine equal amounts of raw sugar and water in a pot and bring to a light boil. Remove from heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Cool before use.