Tuxedo No. 2 (Flora Bar's recipe)

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (83 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist & Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

RINSE glass with absinthe and discard excess. STIR other ingredients with ice and strain into absinthe rinsed chilled glass.

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Review:

Sweet white vermouth and generous maraschino liqueur mellow the usual Tuxedo bone dryness while also adding aroma and flavour.

Variant:

Tuxedo "Original" - equal parts (1½oz/45ml) old tom gin and (1½oz/45ml) dry vermouth with 2 dashes maraschino; 1 dash absinthe; 2 or 3 dashes of orange bitters.
Tuxedo No. 1 (Savoy & Duffy's recipe) - equal parts dry gin and dry vermouth with lemon peel and absinthe.
Tuxedo No. 2 (Savoy & Duffy's recipe) - equal parts dry gin and dry vermouth with maraschino, orange bitters and absinthe.
Tuxedo No. 3 (Lowe & Straub's recipe) - two-thirds dry gin to one-third dry vermouth with sherry, maraschino, absinthe and aromatic bitters.
Tuxedo No.4 (AKA Tussetto) - two-thirds dry gin to one-third dry sherry with orange bitters.
Tuxedo (Difford's recipe) - as per the "Original" but with dry sherry and some balancing sweetness by splitting dry and bianco vermouths.

History:

Adapted from a recipe created 2017 at Flora Bar, Madison Avenue, Manhattan, New York City, USA, originally using Plymouth Gin and Dolin Blanc vermouth.
See: Tuxedo cocktail history

Nutrition:

One serving of Tuxedo No. 2 (Flora Bar's recipe) contains 201 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 2.1 standard drinks
  • 31.33% alc./vol. (62.66° proof)
  • 29.4 grams of pure alcohol
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