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Try one of these delicious recipes for classic sixties cocktails to sip while you watch season five of “Mad Men.”
by Heather Warlick Published: February 29, 2012

Looking for a delicious cocktail to sip on at a “Mad Men” premiere watch party? Here are some simple and classic cocktails that are sure to get you in the mood for a “Mad” watch party. Even if you're not remotely interested in “Mad Men”, you might enjoy these delicious adult concoctions.



1½ oz green crème de menthe

1½ oz white crème de cacao

1 oz cream


Shake over ice, strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish with a mint leaf.

Old Fashioned


2 dashes aromatic bitters

½ tsp sugar dissolved with water and bitters

1½ oz of bourbon

1 cherry

1 orange slice

1 lemon wedge


Fill glass with ice. Add cherry, orange slice, and lemon wedge. Pour in bourbon. Serve in a rocks glass over ice.



1¾ oz bourbon

¾ oz of sweet vermouth

1 dash of aromatic bitters

1 Maraschino cherry


Pour bitters, liquors over ice in mixing glass. Stir and strain into martini glass. Garnish with a Maraschino cherry.

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by Heather Warlick
Life & Style Editor
Since graduating from University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Staff Writer Heather Warlick has written stories for The Oklahoman's Life section. Her beats have included science, health, home and garden, family,...
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