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Father’s Day Cocktails from Art in the Age and Coopers’ Craft

June 5, 2019- This Father’s Day, forget the cuff links and ties and give dad what he really wants — a drink!
No matter if dad prefers creamy or clear cocktails, Art in the Age and Cooper’s Craft Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey each shared one cocktail recipe to raise a glass to all fathers out there and to thank them for all the fun dad jokes they told us over the years!
Art in the Age, Philadelphia’s one-of-a-kind tasting room, home bar supply and bottle shop celebrates all fathers with a Smoked Manhattan creation; including whiskey, plum cordial, herbal bitters and charred rosemary smoke.
Coopers’ Craft Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is all “Nuts about Dad” with a delicious bourbon mixed with walnut bitters, simple syrup and greek yogurt.

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Smoked Manhattan
Courtesy of Lee Noble, Art in the Age Cocktail Director 

2 oz Kinsey 4 Year Rye Whiskey

1 oz Art in the Age Damson Plum Cordial

2 dashes Bittermens Scarborough Savory Herbal Bitters

Charred Rosemary Smoke

Smoke your coupe with charred rosemary. Add above ingredients to mixing pitcher. Add ice and stir. Pour into coupe. Garnish with plum slices.

SMOKE DIRECTIONS

Lay a 2 inch sprig of rosemary on a fireproof surface. Use a culinary torch to set the sprig on fire, and as soon as it starts to burn, cover the entire sprig of rosemary with the cocktail glass. The flame will die out quickly and the smoke will season the inside of the glass. Stir all ingredients together in a mixing glass with ice to chill thoroughly. Turn the smoked glass right side up and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with plum slices.

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Nuts About Dad

Courtesy of Fitz Bailey, Coopers’ Craft Brand Ambassador 

2 oz Coopers’ Craft Bourbon

2 spoons of Greek yogurt

3 dashes Black Walnut Bitters

1 oz Simple Syrup

Serve in coupe glass

Combine simple syrup, yogurt, bitters and Coopers’ Craft into an ice filled shaker. Shake aggressively, strain into glass. Skewered walnut for garnish.

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ABOUT ART IN THE AGE

The workshop and testing ground for Quaker City Mercantile, and the only place you can taste the company’s newest innovations. With a curated lineup of unique local spirits, Art in the Age is a one-stop-shop for the home bartender and industry professional. The shop stocks cocktail books and cookbooks, bar tools, mixers, bitters, glassware – and more. They host a myriad of events, including educational workshops, tastings, book releases, and mixology training. Art in the Age is also available for private events and custom cocktail curation. Located in the heart of Philadelphia’s Historical District, patrons can visit Art in the Age 11am to 7pm Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 6pm on Sundays at 116 North 3rd Street Philadelphia, PA 19106. Art in the Age wares can be shopped 24/7 online at www.artintheage.com

ABOUT COOPERS’ CRAFT BOURBON

Coopers’ Craft is a celebration of Brown-Forman’s more than 70 years of expertise raising its own barrels at Brown-Forman Cooperage. Drawing inspiration from the craft of raising barrels and the importance of wood in bourbon-making, Coopers’ Craft uses a unique charcoal finishing process. Coopers’ Craft is a product of Brown-Forman Corporation, a premier producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands including Jack Daniel’s, Woodford Reserve, Tequila Herradura, Korbel, Finlandia, Chambord and Sonoma-Cutrer. More information: https://www.cooperscraft.com/

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– Tobi Fischer