A Neat Pour investigation revealed donations to 27 objecting Congressmen and three objecting Senators from Bacardi, Beam-Suntory, Brown-Forman, Diageo, Pernod Ricard, and/or the Sazerac Company totaling at least $146,918 over a five year period.
- Base Spirit Whiskey
- Preparation Stirred
- Flavor Bitter
- Served On the Rocks
First credited to Prohibition bartender Harry McElhone, of Harry’s New York Bar in Paris, this modern recipe uses a 2:1:1 ratio of Whiskey : Dry Vermouth : Campari, while the original called for equal parts. The name is an homage to bar regular and sports editor William “Sparrow” Robertson who would greet friends and strangers alike as “Old Pal.” If you’re wondering–yes, the Old Pal is essentially a Boulevardier with different ratios.