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Whisky Contardo

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With a little bit of care and thought, the old-school Whisky Mac can be reimagined and turned into something worthy of our more particular modern cocktailing palates, the Whisky Contardo, from bartender Adam Bernbach at Washington, D.C.’s 2 Birds 1 Stone.


  • 2 oz The Famous Grouse Smoky Black scotch
  • 1 oz Spiced Stone's Original Green Ginger Wine*
  • 1/2 oz Yellow Chartreuse
  • 3 dashes Orange bitters
  • Garnish: Lemon peel


  1. Add the ingredients to a mixing tin with ice and stir.

  2. Strain into a coupe glass, express a lemon peel, and garnish with the peel.

  3. *Spiced Stone's Original Green Ginger Wine: Blend 8 oz Stone’s Original Green Ginger Wine, 1 15-gram piece of fresh ginger and 1 gram white pepper and strain.