Orange Whiskey Cocktail

Famous New Orleans Drinks 1937

1 jigger whiskey
1 pony sirup (1 ounce simple syrup)
Seltzer or soda water
Raspberry sirup

Pour into a highball glass the jigger of whiskey (or use cognac as in the original drink).  Add the sirup, which may be raspberry, grenadine, or red Hembarig, the sweetening used in New Orleans a century ago. Add the soda water. Ice, of course.