1920s Artist

1920s Artist image

Serve in

a Nick & Nora glass...
fl oz Irish whiskey
½ fl oz G. Miclo Kirsch Vieux Eau de Vie
½ fl oz Oloroso sherry
½ fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
fl oz Groseille (redcurrant) syrup
1 dash Peychaud's Bitters
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How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Redcurrant bunch laid across rim

Comment:

Despite its soft salmon pink hue this cocktail is boozy with Irish whisky and sherry to the fore. Orloso sherry and dry vermouth balance each other harmoniously with red currant syrup adding flavour and richness.

About:

This cocktail combines elements from the two best-known vintage cocktails using Groseille (red currant) syrup. The Irish whiskey comes from the Artist's Special while the kirsch, sherry and dry vermouth comes from the Nineteen Twenty Cocktail.

Created in January 2016 by yours truly (Simon Difford) at the Cabinet Room, London, England.

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