The Ocho Watchman

Ingredients

Barware

Nick & Nora glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Nutrition

There are approximately 198 calories in one serving of The Ocho Watchman.

Bartender

The Ocho Watchman

Difford's Guide
The Ocho Watchman image

Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Garnish:

Grapefruit zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

1 23 fl oz Bacardi 8 year old rum
23 fl oz Martini Bianco vermouth
12 fl oz Cynar liqueur
2 dash Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit Bitters
1 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Comment:

A dry aperitivo style cocktail in which the aged rum shines through with Cynar adding bittersweet complexity.

History:

Created for Bacardí Legacy 2017 by Matthew Boyle at Field Guide & The Clever Barkeep Ltd, Halifax, Canada

Inspiration: “This cocktail is an homage to the late Leonard Cohen, who passed away in Canada in 2016. His hit ‘First We Take Manhattan’ inspired me as this cocktail is a play on the ‘Manhattan’ & ‘El Presidente.’

“In the second stanza of the song, Cohen sings ‘and then we take Berlin!’ This cocktail showcases Cohen, Canada and the iconic Bacardí Gran Reserva 8 Años rum in its purest form; stirred and spirit forward.”

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