Sunday, June 3, 2012

Vermouth Inspired Cocktails


Bastardo

1 ounce Brandy
1/2 ounce Dry Vermouth
1/2 ounce Sweet Vermouth
A couple of dashes of Orange Bitters
Chilled Club Soda

Place all ingredients, except for the club soda, into a shaker filled with ice.  Slowly stir the mixture for 30 seconds and then strain into a cocktail glass filled with fresh ice.  Top with a splash of club soda; serve immediately.

Bijou

1 ounce Gin
1 ounce Sweet Vermouth
1 ounce Green Chartreuse
Dash orange bitters

Stir with ice and strain into chilled coupe glass.  Garnish with cherry and lemon twist.

Caprice

1 ½ ounce Gin
1 ½ ounce Dry Vermouth
½ ounce Benedictine
Dash orange bitters


Stir with ice and strain into chilled coupe glass.  Garnish with orange twist.

Duplex

equal parts GOOD Sweet & Dry Vermouth
Regans Orange Bitters
CCCOLD & UUUp, served with a twist

Manhattan


2 ounces bourbon
1 ounce sweet vermouth
1 drop orange oil
Cherry
Orange twist

Negroni

1 oz. gin
1 oz. Campari
1 oz. sweet vermouth
Ice cubes

Stir ingredients in a mixing glass, strain into a chilled cocktail glass (or ice-filled double rocks glass) and garnish with an orange twist.

Trilby No. 2

1 ¾ oz Scotch
½ oz Sweet Vermouth
½ oz Parfait Amour
2 dashes Absente
Orange Twist




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