Tuxedo Affumicato

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (49 ratings)

Garnish:

Orange zest twist and a mist of Liquore Strega from an atomizer over drink

How to make:

STIR first four ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

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Review:

Mezcal lends a lightly smoky note to this riff on the classic Tuxedo. This boozy Martini-esque cocktail makes for a great aperitif.

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.
Flora Bar's Tuxedo No.2 - in an absinthe-rinsed glass with dry gin, bianco vermouth, maraschino liqueur and orange bitters.

History:

Created in 2016 by Riccardo Aletta (AKA 'Ricky D Wing') at Holy Birds in London, England.
See: Tuxedo cocktail history

Nutrition:

137 calories

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 28.47% alc./vol. (56.94° proof)
  • 20 grams of pure alcohol
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