Adonis

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 100 calories in one serving of Adonis.

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Adonis image

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

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Fino sherry
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Martini Rosso vermouth
2 dash Angostura Orange Bitters

Comment:

Delicate, off-dry and aromatic. A great aperitif cocktail.

About:

Created prior to 1887, the date of the first-known print reference to the Adonis cocktail, this drink celebrates the success of the Broadway musical of the same name.

The Adonis opened at Hooley's Opera House in Chicago in the summer of 1884 before moving to New York's Bijou Theatre in September that year, where it went on to be the longest-running Broadway show of the era.

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