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Cocktails to sip while watching the Tokyo Olympics

If you’re like most of us, you won’t be traveling overseas to watch the Tokyo Olympics. Fortunately, you can toast to your favorite athletes or home town favorites with spirits from around the globe.

Check back daily for the Tokyo Olympics, 2021 Cocktail of the Day

Our first set of cocktails is for team USA with Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whisky, and team Australia with Starward Two-Fold Australian Whisky.

Starward Sweet Cherry Smash


  • 1.5 ounce Starward Two-Fold Australian Whisky
  • 1 ounce Cherry Jam
  • 1 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 ounce Soda Water


Combine whisky, jam and lime juice in a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain over fresh ice in a stemless wine glass. Top with soda water and garnish with 2 brandy cherries on a skewer and a mint sprig. Enjoy!

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Porch Swing


  • 1/2 ounce Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • 3/4 ounce Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 ounce Honey
  • 6 ounce Peach Tea


Combine ingredients into a tall glass and stir. Garnish with a slice of peach or lemon wheel.

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Bridget Maloney’s Sweater Weather Toddy

The Sexton

‘Tis the season to get cozy and warm  with winter weather cocktails! Bartender Bridget Maloney of The Sexton has created just the toddy to sip through the holidays.

Maker’s Mark and master tea blenders Harney & Sons have teamed up with some of the nation’s best bartenders to create a selection of cozy and delicious Hot-Tea Toddy recipes. Bridget’s Sweater Weather Toddy is available throughout the season, evoking just the right amount of cinnamon spice and hints of sweetness, it’s guaranteed to warm you up from the inside out. For those who can’t make it to The Sexton, be sure to check-out additional cozy Maker’s Mark offerings at Radiator Whiskey or Witness .

Sweater Weather Toddy

Sweater Weather Toddy IICreated by Bridget Maloney at The Sexton, Seattle, WA

Build ingredients in a Hot Toddy glass and top with brewed tea. Garnish with a dried apple chip and sprinkle with a dusting of ground cinnamon. *Steep Harney & Sons Cinnamon Spice Tea in hot water for 3 minutes prior to adding.