Tuxedo Cocktail

tuxedo cocktailThe Tuxedo Cocktail is a relative of the Martini that swaps vermouth’s herbal character for the distinctive nuttiness of fino sherry to create an intriguing and distinctively dry cocktail.

2 oz. gin
1 oz. fino sherry
1 dash orange bitters
Ice cubes
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Glass: cocktail
Garnish: lemon twist

Stir ingredients with ice, strain into chilled glass and garnish.

Adapted from Old Waldorf Bar Days by Albert Stevens Crockett, 1931