Light Infantry

MogoBlog MogoLicious Tasty Tip of the Day:  The United States Army was created on June 14, 1775. The Army is the largest branch of the US Armed Forces. The Light Infantry, made with rye whiskey, vermouth and Lillet, is a great cocktail to sip while singing, “The Army Goes Rolling Along.”

Light Infantry


    • 2 oz. rye whiskey
    • 1 oz. Lillet
    • 12 oz. Cocchi Vermouth de Torino
    • 4 dashes orange bitters
    • 1 large, thick orange peel, for garnish
    • 1 maraschino cherry, for garnish (optional)


    1. Place rye, Lillet, vermouth and bitters in a shaker with ice and stir.
    2. Rub orange peel around rim of a chilled martini glass.
    3. Strain drink into glass.
    4. Twist orange peel over drink to release its oils and add to glass.
    5. Garnish with a cherry, if you like.

Yields:  1 Mug with Attitude serving


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