Geek Drink of the Week: Gay Perry

Aside from the somewhat offensive name based on a somewhat offensively named character, this is a good cocktail. This drink has two sweets and two neutral or savory components. I wanted a whiskey drink for the private eye, but it needed some rounding of the edges. Val Kilmer played Gay Perry tough but soft hearted. I also wanted to use up some of my tiny bottles.

Gay Perry ingredients

Gay Perry Cocktail2 oz honey whiskey (Wild Turkey American Honey)

1 oz 99 blackcherry

1 oz club soda

2 dashes bitters

ice

No shaker needed this time around. Grab a double glass and one or two cubes of ice and you’re ready. Add all ingredients to your glass. Swirl slightly. Sip and solve a crime.

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