|1 1/2 fl oz||Rye whiskey 100 proof / 50% alc./vol.|
|3/4 fl oz||Martini Bianco vermouth|
|3/4 fl oz||Pineapple juice (fresh pressed)|
|1 dash||Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters|
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Classically made with dry vermouth, this vintage cocktail is so much better with bianco vermouth – in which case, ripe pineapple fruitiness and rye whiskey sit harmoniously together in a Manhattan-like cocktail with subtle Peychaud's bitters for the finishing touch.
If you don't want serve with a frothy head then then stir instead of shake. Also consider serving on-the-rocks rather than straight-up.
One of several classic cocktails accredited to New York City's Algonquin Hotel in the 1930s. Its true origins are lost in time.