This warming whiskey-tonic cocktail is reminiscent of both the Boulevardier and Negroni. Bitter and spirit-forward with enough of a citrus backbone to keep it from feeling too heavy, the Pen Pal is one to sip year-round.
Pen Pal Recipe:
1.5 oz rye
1.5 oz dry vermouth
Garnish: lemon slice
Stir all ingredients together in an ice-filled rocks glass and garnish.