Orange zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|2 fl oz||Straight rye whiskey (100 proof / 50% alc./vol.)|
|1/2 fl oz||Rosso/rouge (sweet) vermouth|
|1/2 fl oz||Dry vermouth|
|1 dash||Orange Bitters by Angostura|
|1/4 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
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A rye whiskey's spirituous spice adds backbone to what is essentially a Perfect Manhattan with orange bitters in place of aromatic bitters and garnished with an orange zest rather than a maraschino cherry.
Adapted from a cocktail discovered in July 2023 at Cure in New Orleans, USA.