Mad Men-Inspired Cocktails

We’re Joansin’ for these libations!

Mad Men is about more than a 1960s ad agency and Christina Hendrick’s hotness. It’s also about booze! The season may be over but you can still fuel up like Don, Peggy, and the gang with these six cocktails inspired by the AMC hit.

PHOTO CREDIT: Frank Ockenfels / AMC | Licensed to Alpha Media Group 2012

Midnight Manhattan

by Stone Rose Lounge and inspired by Don Draper

1 ½ oz. Woodford Reserve

1 oz. Grand Marnier

½ oz. White Cranberry Juice

Splash of Fresh Lime Juice

Splash of Simple Syrup

Served up or on the rocks, garnish with a stem less cherry.

Coconut Basil Gimlet

by Whiskey Park and inspired by Betty Francis

2 oz. Ciroc Coconut

1 ¼ oz. Fresh Sour Mix

¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice

¼ oz. Simple Syrup

1 large basil leaf

Add ice, cover and shake well, strain into an ice filled rocks glass.

Strawberry Smash

By Whiskey Blue and inspired by Joan Harris

Black Lily

By Lilium and inspired by Peggy Olson

1 oz. Brooklyn Vodka

3 Muddled Blackberries

¼ oz. Simple Syrup

Small Splash Fresh Lime Juice

Top of Gloria Ferrer Champagne

Build in a large shaker, muddle the blackberries, shake and strain into a champagne flute. Garnish with a single blackberry on a prism toothpick lying across the glass.

Cuban Cosmo

By Havana Central and inspired by Megan Draper

1 ½ oz. Bacardi Limon

½ oz. Triple Sec

½ oz. Roses Lime Juice

2 oz. Cranberry Juice

Mix preferred liquors in mixing glass. Using a strainer, pour chilled product into a Martini glass, garnish with lemon twist

Cara Cara Cosmo

By Koi Bryant Park and Inspired by Bert Cooper

1 ½ oz. Citrus Vodka

1 oz. Fresh Squeezed Cara Cara Orange Juice

½ oz. Lime Juice

½ oz. Simple Syrup

Finish with splash of cranberry, shaken and strained into a martini glass.