Maker’s Mark Doesn’t Know How to Make Classic Cocktails

Nice try.
Nice try. Photo: Maker's Mark

As pretty as the cocktail-recipe cards that Maker’s Mark posted on Pinterest are, they contain some serious mixology flaws, as commenters were quick to point out. One Reddit user called out the bourbon brand for adding soda water to an Old Fashioned recipe — “a strict no-no” — while another commenter proffered a suitable punishment for defiling the classic drinks: “If you shake a Manhattan, you should be macerated.” [Maker’s Mark/Pinterest, Reddit]