The Cheerful Charlies

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cocktail Book

By Downton Abbey

Published 2019

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This recipe, a Downton-inspired variation on the Old Pal, is like a great music hall act. It pairs up two different aged spirits for a more complex flavor, and two different liqueurs for less bitterness and more citrus–a combination to get you a standing ovation.


  • ½ fl oz (15 ml) rye whiskey or high-rye Canadian whisky
  • ½ fl oz (


Combine all the ingredients in a mixing glass filled with ice and stir until well chilled, 20–30 seconds. Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass.