The Whiskey Cocktail/The Tombstone

Adapted by
April 2008
Yield: 1 Cocktail


3 or 4 dashes (1 teaspoon) of gum syrup
2 dashes of bitters
1 wine glass (2 ounces) of whiskey
A piece of lemon peel


Fill a small bar glass one-third full of fine ice. Add ingredients, shake and strain in a fancy red wine glass, and add the lemon peel.

Note: For a Tombstone, use a 2:1 syrup made from Demerara sugar

*Wondrich used Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey while making this cocktail at the International Chefs Congress