The Conference
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The Conference
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.68 / 5
Created by Brian Miller at Death and Company in 2007, this complex and revealing drink is a play on the classic Old Fashioned. Created by Brian Miller at Death and Company in 2007, this complex and revealing drink is a play on the classic Old Fashioned.
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Base ingredient
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Cognac
Garnish
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Lemon, orange
Alcohol content
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40% | 2.4 units *

Whisky glass

Ingredients

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ml
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15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Dash Dash Dash
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Dash Dash Dash

Method
How to make a The Conference

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir all the ingredients in a mixing glass with ice until suitably diluted to taste
Strain into an old fashioned glass with ice and serve
Garnish with an orange and lemon twist and serve

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

·  Stir  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  ·  Twist  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any whiskey for the bourbon and rye in The Conference cocktail?

Yes, while bourbon and rye whiskey contribute distinct flavors to The Conference cocktail, you can substitute them with other types of whiskey. If you prefer a smoother, less spicy flavor, you might choose a Scotch or Irish whiskey. However, keep in mind that each whiskey type will slightly alter the cocktail's original taste profile.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is The Conference cocktail stirred and not shaken?

The Conference cocktail is stirred and not shaken to maintain a silky texture and to avoid diluting the complex flavors of the spirits too much. Stirring gently combines the ingredients while preserving the cocktail's integrity and ensuring a clear, smooth finish. Shaking could introduce air bubbles and cloudiness, detracting from the desired experience.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve The Conference cocktail?

The Conference cocktail is best served in a whisky glass, over ice to maintain its cold temperature without diluting it rapidly. To enhance the experience, use a large ice cube or sphere as it melts slower. Serve immediately after stirring to enjoy its full spectrum of flavors at the optimal coldness.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in The Conference compare to other classic cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 40%, The Conference is on the higher end of the spectrum compared to many classic cocktails. For instance, a Manhattan or a Martini typically ranges between 25-30% alcohol by volume, depending on the recipe. This makes The Conference a stronger choice, appealing to those who appreciate a high-proof drink.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What foods pair well with The Conference cocktail?

The rich, complex flavors of The Conference cocktail pair well with hearty, flavorful dishes. Think along the lines of aged cheeses, smoked meats, or dark chocolate desserts. The robust character of the drink stands up well to strong flavors, making it an excellent choice for a dinner cocktail.

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