Last Updated on 04/15/2021 by Inside Tailgating
Cole Porter, American composer and lyricist would have loved to tailgate. Of course, he wouldn’t have partied at a sporting event. but a pre-show cocktail event would have been right up his alley. As one of Broadway’s main songwriters, Porter was known for the wit and sophistication of his songs. His musicals include Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate and countless others.
Here is one of his favorite drinks.
NIGHT & DAY
recipe by Peter Chase, New York, New York adapted from the 75th anniversary edition of Mr. Boston’s Guide
- 3/4 oz cognac
- 3/4 oz rye whiskey
- 3/4 oz dry vermouth
- 1/2 oz maple syrup
- 1 dash Peychaud’s bitters
- 1 dash Angostura bitters
Garnish: Orange and lemon twists
Shake with ice and strain into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass. Garnish