Serve in aCoupe glass
Photographed in anUB Retro Coupe 1910
Lemon zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 2/3 fl oz||Straight rye whiskey (100 proof / 50% alc./vol.)|
|5/6 fl oz||Rosso/rouge (sweet) vermouth|
|1/6 fl oz||Cherry Heering cherry brandy liqueur|
|1 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
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A cherry brandy influenced Sweet Manhattan with extra complexity courtesy of a dash of absinthe.
Made with bourbon in place of straight rye whiskey.
Adapted from a recipe created in 1896 at the bar in the old Waldorf-Astoria in New York City, this cocktail was named for President McKinley and features in Albert Stevens Crockett's 1931 Old Waldorf Bar Days.
McKINLEY'S DELIGHT*Albert Stevens Crockett, 1931
One dash Absinthe
Tw0 dashes Cherry Brandy
One-third Italian Vermuth
One serving of McKinley's Delight contains 170 calories.
- 1.8 standard drinks
- 31.83% alc./vol. (63.66° proof)
- 25.6 grams of pure alcohol
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