Sherry Cocktail “Dove’s Tuxedo” by Stacey Swenson

This is a take on the classic martini variation, the Tuxedo, which subs in dry sherry for dry vermouth. Here I wanted something slightly savory (a good, clean alternative to the dirty martini), that’s lower proof, refreshing, and lighter than the classic ratio. The olive bitters and the woolly thyme add a fresh herbaceousness and the dash of saline make all of the subtle flavors pop.

Sherry Cocktail ingredients

1.5 oz London Dry Gin
1 oz Lustau Vermut Blanco
.5 oz Lustau Manzanilla Papirusa Sherry
1 dash The Bitter Truth Olive Bitters
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Lemon Bitters
1 dash saline solution**

How to prepare “Dove’s Tuxedo” Cocktail – Step by step

combine all ingredients into a mixing glass, stir well, strain
Glassware: coupe
Garnish: 1 green olive and a sprig of woolly thyme
**saline solution: 20:1 water to salt

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