Jane Russell
/

Jane Russell
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.5 / 5
Created by Brian Miller of Death & Company in New York City. Created by Brian Miller of Death & Company in New York City.
Check out all our FAQ's on this cocktail

Microbadges

Base ingredient
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Rye Whiskey
Garnish
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Orange
Alcohol content
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
35.33% | 2.97 units *

Method
How to make a Jane Russell

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice
Stir and strain into a chilled coupe glass
Garnish with an orange twist and serve
~ This recipe originally used a mix of Russell's Reserve Rye and Rittenhouse Rye in place of the rye whisky in this recipe. ~

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Stir  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Twist  · 

Your private tasting notes

~ Register as a user to create tasting notes, save your bar and more ~

Can you make this?

Add the ingredients you have at home to your My Bar and we'll show you what cocktails you can make. Start off by adding the ingredients you have for this cocktail using the plus icons.

Comments

No comments yet…

You need to be a user with a verified email to comment on cocktails. Login / register

Featured in

~ Not featured in any of your lists, or any public lists, register as a user to create a list and add this cocktail. We'll then show the lists here ~

FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly stir the Jane Russell cocktail to ensure it's cold but not diluted?

To properly stir the Jane Russell cocktail, you'll need a mixing glass filled with ice. Pour all the ingredients over the ice, and use a long-handled bar spoon to stir the mixture smoothly and continuously for about 30 to 45 seconds. This technique chills the drink while ensuring minimal dilution, keeping the flavors robust and the texture silky.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute a different whiskey for rye whiskey in the Jane Russell cocktail?

Yes, you can substitute a different whiskey for rye whiskey in the Jane Russell, but it will alter the flavor profile. Bourbon is a common substitution that will make the drink slightly sweeter and less spicy compared to rye. For a closer match to rye's character, consider using a high-rye bourbon or a Canadian whisky.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some suitable garnishes for the Jane Russell cocktail?

For the Jane Russell cocktail, elegant and simple garnishes work best to complement its flavors. A thin orange peel twisted over the glass to release its oils and then dropped in or perched on the rim makes a visually appealing and aromatically pleasing garnish. A single maraschino cherry can also add a touch of sweetness and color contrast.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal glassware for serving the Jane Russell cocktail?

The Jane Russell cocktail should be served in a chilled cocktail glass, also known as a martini glass. This type of glassware showcases the drink's clarity and color, while its stem allows the drink to be held without warming the contents, keeping it at the perfect cold serving temperature.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings would complement the flavors of the Jane Russell cocktail?

The Jane Russell, with its complex blend of whiskey, orange liqueur, red vermouth, and chocolate bitters, pairs well with rich, savory dishes and certain types of cheese. Try it with smoked meats or a charcuterie board featuring aged cheeses, almonds, and dark chocolate. Its robust flavors also complement hearty meat dishes and grilled vegetables.

Upgrade your mixology

Become a member for free taking your cocktail making skills up to level 11.

  • Save your bar forever
  • Access to our Cocktail Creator, allowing you to create your own wonderful concoctions.
  • Save cocktails to personalised 'Tried' and 'Want to try' lists
  • Create and record tasting notes on cocktails
  • Create lists of cocktails to share with friends and family
  • A pesonalised MyBar URL, allowing you to share everything you can make with friends
  • And much more ... (what to buy next, measurement choices, search personalisation...)
Register now

Have you tried our Wordpress Plugin?

Download our plugin and embed cocktail recipes directly onto your own site or blog.

Choose from our whole recipe database, or choose a specific cocktail made with a certain ingredient, and let us place a beautiful recipe on your own site.

Find out more
build your bar

Create a cocktail

Choose a theme and some ingredients, give us some description and we'll create an amazing cocktail for you.

Register as a Premium Make Me A Cocktail community member and get access to an even more powerful creator.

Start creating

Build your bar

Tell us what you have at home and we’ll find a delicious cocktail for you to make right now.

Register as a Make Me A Cocktail community member and we’ll save your ingredients list so you can come back to it at any time.

Create My Bar
build your bar