RECIPE

Tuxedo

Tuxedo Cocktail
Marisa Chafetz / Supercall

As classy as its name implies, this variation on the classic Martini is made with dry sherry in lieu of vermouth. Bone dry, with a tart savoriness and an acidic zing from the sherry, it’s the perfect aperitif to whet your appetite, and it also functions as a nightcap to help you digest a heavy meal. We recommend using fino sherry—try either Tío Pepe or Navazos Fino en Rama Sherry—which is dry, light, and salty with an almondy nuttiness.

FLAVOR PROFILE
Dry, Savory
STRENGTH

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Dry Sherry
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters
  • Lemon Twist

INSTRUCTIONS

Step one

Add the gin, sherry and bitters to a mixing glass. Top with cubed ice and stir.

Step two

Using a Julep strainer, strain the cocktail into a chilled coupe glass.

Step three

Garnish with a swath of lemon peel and serve.

Contributed by Supercall

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