Serve in aNick & Nora glass
Orange zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1/2 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1/2 fl oz||Palo cortado sherry|
|1/2 fl oz||Dry vermouth|
|1/2 fl oz||Rosso/rouge (sweet) vermouth|
|1 dash||Orange Bitters by Angostura|
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Psycho Sex Cocktail
Your choice of sherry greatly affects the finished cocktail I we ummm'd and ahhhh'd between dry oloroso, palo cortado, and amontillado sherries before settling on the slightly richer palo cortado, but any of these sherries produce a delicious cocktail.
Recipe adapted from Grosby Gaige's 1941 Cocktail Guide And Ladies' Companion with instructs, "Shake well with cracked ice and strain into cocktail glass. Sadly, Gaige doesn't stipulate what kind of sherry, merely stipulating "¼ part Sherry."
This cocktail takes its name from Richard Freiheer von Krafft-Ebing's 1886 book Psychopathia Sexualis (Psychopathy of Sex). This controversial German book "deals with the psychology of deviant sexual behaviour" and is noted for being the first to use the terms sadism and masochism.
Psychopathia SexualisGrosby Gaige, 1941
¼ part Gin
¼ part Sherry
¼ part Dry Vermouth
¼ part Sweet Vermouth
Dash of Orange Bitters
Shake well with cracked ice and strain into cocktail glass.
One serving of Psychopathia Sexualis contains 87 calories.
- 0.8 standard drinks
- 19.72% alc./vol. (39.44° proof)
- 11.9 grams of pure alcohol
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