Four Poster Red

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 100 calories in one serving of Four Poster Red.

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

Four Poster Red image

Serve in an

Old-fashioned glass

Garnish:

Luxardo Maraschino cherry or strawberry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass (preferably over a chunk of block ice).

1 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
1 fl oz Dolin Chamberyzette
1 fl oz Tawny port (10 year old)
1 fl oz Italian red bitter liqueur
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Review:

This deep cherry red Negroni-like aperitivo is equally tasty shaken and served straight-up – indeed that's how it was originally made, like a Shakerato. If served shaken, then a white head should cover the drink's surface, or it's not been shaken hard enough. The cocktail should then be consumed before the head fades. Either shaken or stirred, sweet vermouth/port predominates with Campari providing balancing bitterness.

History:

Created March 2018 by yours truly at the Cabinet Room, London, England.

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