How to Make a Mississippi Cocktail
Light Rum, Lemon Juice, Simple Syrup, Rye Whiskey
1 oz Light Rum
1 oz Lemon Juice
⅔ oz Simple Syrup
⅔ oz Rye Whiskey
30 ml Light Rum
30 ml Lemon Juice
20 ml Simple Syrup
20 ml Rye Whiskey
How to Mix a Mississippi
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.
The Mississippi's History
The formula for Mississippi Cocktail really goes back to the Bon Vivant's Companion by Jerry "The Professor" Thomas, "the best barkeep in American history," as mixture writer Herbert Asbury called him. That turned out in 1862. Be that as it may, the beverage's likely significantly more established than that. Think about the roots of its fixings: French cognac, American whiskey, Jamaican (and subsequently British) rum, Mediterranean (and along these lines Spanish) lemons, and sugar. It's Mississippi history in a glass - Iowa Legendary - White rye.
So what we're referring to here is that the selection of liquor simply outlines the Mississippi Cocktail is developed enough to follow a time when this nation was extremely unruly. Be that as it may, the amusing thing is, this is a genuinely delectable refreshment. Not one to pour down your neck by the quart, yet an especially smooth moderate sipper that, in some way or another, doesn't pose a flavor like's everyday whiskey firewater.