Bamboo Cocktail (Difford's 'Perfect' recipe)

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User Rating (56 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 1/2 fl oz Fino sherry
1/2 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
1/2 fl oz Martini Bianco vermouth
1/2 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
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Review:

This Bamboo recipe achieves a 'perfect' balance between the dry mineral notes of fino sherry in contrast to both rich bianco and dry vermouths. Classically, two vermouths are used in an attempt to strike this balance but a vermouth threesome is so much more pleasing.

History:

Adapted from numerous other Bamboo recipes by yours truly on 2nd August 2014 and further 'perfected' in January 2023.
Bamboo cocktail history, recipes & pseudonyms

Nutrition:

One serving of Bamboo Cocktail (Difford's 'Perfect' recipe) contains 95 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 0.8 standard drinks
  • 13.17% alc./vol. (26.34° proof)
  • 11.9 grams of pure alcohol
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