Recipe: Odd Forester

In celebration of America’s Native Spirit, here’s a token from our bartenders – our unique take on the Old Pal, a vintage rye cocktail. Try this recipe at home, or order one at the Lockbox bar all September long.


2 oz Old Forester Signature Bourbon
1/2 oz Salers Apertif
1/2 oz Campari
Dash Angostura Orange Bitters

Stir with ice.
Strain into a stemmed cocktail glass.
No need to garnish.

The Old Pal is said to have been invented by Sparrow Robertson in Paris sometime in the early 1920’s. The drink was similar to a Negroni but replaced the gin with Rye whiskey. In our version, we dolled it up in the Kentucky way by replacing the rye with bourbon. As one should, when in bourbon country