Tuxedo Cocktail No.3 (Lowe & Straub's recipe)

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Coupe glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

187 calories

Bartender

Tuxedo Cocktail No.3 (Lowe & Straub's recipe) image

Serve in

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
23 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
16 fl oz Fino sherry
1 dash Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
1 dash La Fee Parisienne absinthe
3 dash Angostura or other aromatic bitters
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Comment:

Although only a spoonful, the sherry used dramatically impacts the finished cocktail. We tried amontillado but found this drink works best with either fino sherry or manzanilla sherries.

About:

Adapted from recipes in Drinks As They Are Mixed (1904) by Paul E Lowe and Drinks (1914) by Jacques-Straub.

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