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Raymond Massey (Rye Whiskey) Cocktail Recipe

Mar 31, 2016 | Post By Brodey Sheppard
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Raymond Massey is a sophisticated cocktail with the simple classic flavours of Rye, Champagne and Ginger. The drink’s namesake is Canadian actor Raymond Massey (1896–1983), and the beverage is predominantly consumed in his home town of Toronto, Ontario.


Alcohol: Champagne and Whiskey

  • 5 oz or 150 ml Champagne
  • 0.5 oz or 15 ml Ginger Syrup
  • 2 oz or 60 ml Canadian Rye Whiskey
  • Garnish: Lemon Peel
  • Glass type: Highball Glass

Cocktail Recipe

  1. Combine rye whiskey and ginger syrum in a cocktail shaker, filled with ice
  2. Shake it well
  3. Get a highball glass filled with ice, strain the mixture into glass.
  4. Top the glass with Champagne.
  5. Garnish it with Lime peel.

Voila! Raymond Massey, a rye whiskey cocktail recipe, is ready.

How to Prepare Ginger Syrup?
Peel and slice a hunk of raw ginger root into 3/4 cup, combine with 1 cup sugar and 2 cups water in a saucepan. Bring to boil and simmer ten minutes, remove from heat, strain out ginger and allow to cool.


About Alcohol

Here, we are going to use WhistlePig rye whiskey and Bollinger Special Cuvee Champagne for our cocktails.

WhistlePig Whiskey: It is made with 100% rye. WhistlePig is a fantastic brand of straight rye whiskey which is distilled and initially matured in canada before being aged further. Additionally, it delivers a full on flavor profile of clove, mint, barrel char, creamy caramels and butterscotch. Buy WhistlePig whiskey online at LiquorOnline in UK, Ireland and Scotland. (click image below to see the whiskey information)

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Bollinger Champagne: A powerful yet elegant, bone dry champagne with a hight proportion of Pinot Noir giving a wonderfully biscuity nose and flavours of citrus, nuts, figs and spice. Buy Bollinger Champagne online from LiquorOnline in UK, Ireland and Scotland. (click image below to see the Champagne information)

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Brodey is an enthusiastic marketing and advertising strategest out of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Brodey has always been passionate about liquor and alcohol in general. You will find Brodey on the weekends either out on the football pitch kicking goals or down the lake with a glass of wine.


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