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Without Repeal Day, we wouldn’t be able to enjoy all of our favorite boozy drinks. So today, we are toasting Repeal Day – the end of Prohibition, which took place on December 5, 1933 – with the Kings Old Fashioned from Porter House Bar and Grill.

The Kings Old Fashioned is made with Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon, walnut syrup, bitters and a lemon and orange twist, this drinks will have you reminiscing about days gone by – and thankful for all the cocktail-filled nights to come, thanks to Repeal Day.

Also be sure to check out the restaurant’s special Prohibition menu, featuring a handful of non-alcoholic mocktails, in honor of that time when the country was – gasp! – dry.

Kings Old Fashioned Recipe and Preparation

  • 2 oz Elijah Craig Small Batch bourbon
  • 1⁄4 oz walnut syrup
  • 1 lemon twist
  • 1 orange twist
  • 3 dash of Angostura bitters 2 dash Orange Bitters
  • Glass: Riedel Rocks
  • Garnish: Cured Walnut half

Method: In a mixing glass add bitters, walnut syrup, and Bourbon. Add ice and stir. Strain over a large rock into a rocks glass. Express oil from lemon and orange twist into the glass and drop into cocktail. Garnish with half a cured walnut.

Porter House Bar and Grill details

10 Columbus Circle (located at The Shops at Columbus Circle), 212-823-9500,

Connect socially: @porterhouse_ny

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