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Happy Hour: The Patterson House's Presidential Suite Cocktail

Hilary Deutsch

Hilary Deutsch

February 19, 2016


Upgrade your standard Old Fashioned recipe with the delicious Presidential Suite, a top-level, super luxe version of the classic drink. This boozy tippler is crafted by the skilled bartenders at Nashville's Patterson House, an upscale cocktail haven and newly minted 2016 JBFA semifinalist for Outstanding Bar Program. A spirited mix of bourbon, rye, and rum, this beverage also includes the satisfying combination of housemade honey syrup and orange bitters. So next time you want to "treat yo' self," whip up a round or two of the Presidential Suite—you'll be guaranteed to have a decadent evening. 

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Hilary Deutsch is editorial assistant at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Instagram.