From the "because I can" category comes this drink based on a quote from Mad Men's Peggy Olson: "You need three ingredients for a cocktail. Vodka and Mountain Dew is an emergency."
I considered the gauntlet thrown.
Smashed Cherry Whiskey Cocktail
Cactus Chill Cocktail
Makes 1 cocktail
Reprinted with permission from The New Old Bar: Classic Cocktails and Salty Snacks from The Hearty Boys, by Steve McDonagh and Dan Smith, Agate Midway, November 2012.