The long awaited new season of AMC’s mega-hit Mad Men returns Sunday, March 25th, and the proper way to watch it may be with an old-fashioned cocktail in hand, like the ones consumed on the show, set in the two-martinis-for-lunch Sixties. Click here for the AMC Mad Men Cocktail Guide, with recipes for making cocktails including the Brandy Alexander, Gibon, Gimlet, Rob Roy, Grasshopper, Stinger, Tom Collins, Old Fashioned, and the Classic Martini.
Click here for a full schedule of Season 5 Mad Men episodes. Although creator/writer Matthew Wiener is famously secretive about the plots — and cast and crew are contractually bound to keep mum as well — there are hints in the brief descriptions of upcoming episodes. Don returns from his honeymoon is one, Peggy gets additional responsibilities is another, and there’s a forbidden office romance later in the season.