‘New Year’s Ryesolution’ Cocktail Recipe from Hard Truth

In the mood to celebrate New Year's Eve with a cocktail? Try this easy-to-make yet impressive "New Year's Ryesolution" drink from Hard Truth.
Hard Truth Rye Cocktail New Year's Ryesolution

Hard Truth Master Mixologist Elsie Derebery
Elsie Derebery

New Year’s Eve is coming up, and if you’re in the mood to toast 2023, here’s a delicious, inventive cocktail to help you do it.

Indy Maven asked Elsie Derebery, Master Mixologist for Hard Truth Distilling Co., for one of her drink suggestions, and she came up with the “New Year’s Ryesolution.” The cocktail is made with Hard Truth’s Sweet Mash Rye Whiskey, a complex, quality rye, as well as a splash of champagne for celebratory fizz.

Cheers to the New Year!

Hard Truth New Year's Ryesolution CocktailIngredients: 

  • 2 oz. Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye Whiskey 
  • 2 oz. pure cranberry juice (if using cranberry juice cocktail, omit sugar)
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • Champagne to top 


In bar shaker, muddle sugar, one rosemary sprig and lemon juice until sugar dissolves. Add Hard Truth Sweet Mash Rye Whiskey and cranberry juice, then top with ice. Cover, and shake to chill. Single strain into champagne flute, then top with champagne. Drop remaining rosemary sprig in drink to garnish. Enjoy!

All of our content—including this article—is completely free. However, we’d love if you would please consider supporting our journalism with an Indy Maven membership.

Related Posts