STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
Orange zest twist
Bone dry and aromatic with green grape, citrus and mineral notes. Also consider garnishing this cocktail with an olive – it suits it. This is a tasty riff on a Dry Martini but it has no vermouth (it uses sherry instead) so isn’t really a Dry Martini or even a Tuxedo.
Adapted from recipes in Straub’s Manual of Mixed Drinks (1913), Jack's Manual 4th Edition (1916) and Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Days (1931) by Albert Stevens Crockett.
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