Waldorf Cocktail Recipe & Ingredients

Waldorf Cocktail
Waldorf Cocktail

This is a drink like none other.

We are sure you’re going to love the Waldorf.

What glass is a Waldorf served in?

The Waldorf is typically served ‘up’ in a martini or coupe glass. If you don’t own the right glassware for this cocktail, consider some of the options below.


How to make a Waldorf

Below are the ingredients and directions for a Waldorf. We hope you love this drink as much as we do.


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Recipe by Julian Solorzano Cuisine: Classic CocktailDifficulty: Easy 🔨




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  • 3 Dashes of Jade Nouvelle Orleans Absinthe Superieure

  • 2 Ounces Bonded Rye Whiskey

  • .75 Ounces Martini Riserva speciale rubino vermouth

  • Lemon zest coin for garnish


  • Pour the absinthe into a mixing glass and swirl to coat the glass.
  • Pour out the excess, then add the rye whiskey, the vermouth, the Angostura bitters, and ice cubes.
  • Stir and strain into a chilled Nick and Nora Glass.
  • Garnish with the lemon zest coin.


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Written by Julian Solorzano

Hailing from Queens, New York, Julian Solorzano served four years in the United States Air Force, traveling throughout Europe and experiencing the best of the local cultures, including their passion for good food and wine. He has since grown an appreciation for all things wine and mixology. Julian fuses that passion with his skills in writing, photography, and video production to share his passion with the world.

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