Mad Men Cocktails

The highly anticipated Season 6 premiere of AMC's Mad Men is right around the corner and the best way to celebrate is toasting the show in the best way we know how...with one stiff drink. If you are in New York City, make sure to stop by this awesome viewing party to snag more delicious Draper-worthy libations.


Basil Hayden's Mad-Hattan
(Created by Damian Windsor)

2 parts Basil Hayden's Bourbon 
3/4 parts Dolin Blanc Vermouth de Chambery
1 bar spoon Luxardo Maraschino Cherries
1 dash Orange Bitters

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir until combined. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with an orange twist.


Basil Hayden’s Manhattan 2.0


1 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
1/2 part Sweet Vermouth
1/2 part Dry Vermouth
1/2 part Maple Syrup
2 dashes of Bitters


Stir together the bourbon, vermouths, maple syrup and bitters over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a cherry and serve.



Man About Town 
(Created by Scott Fitzgerald, Greenwich Project)

1 1/2 oz. Brugal 1888
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
3/4 oz. Campari
1 dash Orange Bitters
1 dash Angostura Bitters


Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass. Strain and serve on the rocks, garnish with an orange peel.



Basil Hayden's Old Fashioned

(Created by Shawn Thompson, Chicago, IL)


1 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s Bourbon
2 dashes of Bitters
2 tsp Demerara Sugar
1/8 Blood Orange (or Clementine Orange)
1 Griottine Cherry
Splash of Soda Water

In a rocks glass, muddle the cherry and blood orange with the skin removed in the sugar. Add bitters and Basil Hayden's and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Top with a splash of soda water and garnish with a slice of blood orange.




(Courtesy of Qui Tequila & inspired by Draper's DOC The Harpoon Cosmo)


1.5 oz. of Qui Tequila

.5 oz. of orange flavor liqueur

1 oz. of pink grape fruit juice

Spash of agave syrup

Splash of lemon & lime 



Put all ingredients into a shaker, shake well. Strain into a martini glass and top with champagne. Rim martini glass with sumac and sugar.