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||Martini Rosso sweet vermouth|
|1/6 fl oz||Cherry Heering cherry brandy liqueur|
|1 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
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.