Tuxedo (Difford's recipe)

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Discerning Drinkers (55 ratings)

Serve in

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist & Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

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Review:

Inspired by the numerous other Tuxedo recipes, this combines the best of them with a faint hint of sweetness (from the bianco vermouth and old tom gin) to balance dry shery and dashes of absinthe and bitters.

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

History:

A riff on the classic Tuxedo Cocktail created September 2018 by yours truly.
See: Tuxedo cocktail history

Nutrition:

156 calories

Alcohol content:

  • 1.7 standard drinks
  • 25.25% alc./vol. (50.5° proof)
  • 23.3 grams of pure alcohol
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