The 1700 Easter cocktail

The 1700 cocktail offers a unique twist on the classic whiskey sour, infusing it with the rich flavors of cherry juice and the intriguing essence of absinthe. This bourbon-forward libation promises to captivate the palate with its frothy texture and refreshing springtime appeal. Crafted with precision and creativity, the 1700 cocktail invites drinkers to indulge in a sophisticated drinking experience unlike any other.

Origins: The origins of the 1700 cocktail stem from a desire to reimagine the traditional whiskey sour and elevate it to new heights of sophistication and flavor. Named after its bold and innovative spirit, this cocktail pays homage to the year 1700, a time of exploration and discovery in the world of mixology. Drawing inspiration from classic ingredients like bourbon and lemon juice, as well as the unexpected additions of cherry juice and absinthe, the 1700 cocktail embodies the spirit of adventure and experimentation.


  • 2 oz Four Roses Small Batch
  • ¼ oz Absinthe
  • ½ oz Luxardo Cherry Juice
  • 1 Egg White
  • ½ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Ice cubes
  • Nutmeg, for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the Four Roses Small Batch, absinthe, Luxardo cherry juice, egg white, and fresh lemon juice.
  2. Add ice cubes to the shaker and shake vigorously to chill the mixture and create a frothy texture.
  3. Strain the liquid into one half of the shaker to remove the ice.
  4. Shake the mixture again without ice, allowing the egg white to create a thick foam.
  5. Strain the cocktail into a coupe glass, ensuring that the foam sits elegantly atop the liquid.
  6. Garnish the cocktail with a sprinkle of freshly grated nutmeg for a touch of aromatic complexity.
  7. Serve the 1700 cocktail immediately and savor its unique blend of flavors and textures.

The 1700 cocktail is best enjoyed as a sophisticated aperitif or evening libation, thanks to its complex flavor profile and luxurious presentation. Sip slowly and savor the interplay of bourbon, cherry, and absinthe, allowing each sip to reveal new layers of depth and complexity. Pair it with light appetizers or small bites to enhance the drinking experience, or enjoy it on its own as a standalone indulgence.

Whether you're hosting a stylish cocktail party or simply seeking a moment of relaxation, the 1700 cocktail promises to elevate your drinking experience with its innovative blend of ingredients and bold flavors. So raise a glass to the spirit of exploration and discovery, and let the 1700 cocktail transport you to a world of indulgence and delight. 

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