This cocktail was created for William McKinley at the GOP convention during his presidential run.
- 3 ounces rye whiskey (shoot for at least 100 proof)
- 1 ounce sweet vermouth
- 2 dashes of cherry brandy
- 1 dash of absinthe
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine all of the ingredients.
Shake vigorously until chilled. Pour into a rocks glass with fresh ice.