A gin that contains no sweetening agents; usually around 40% ABV. Try Monkey 47.
Also refered to as French vermouth, these are (usually) colorless vermouths that have not been sweetened, containing less than 4% sugar.
A liqueur distilled from Marasca cherries, that grow along the Dalmatian coast.
A distilled, highly alcoholic (45-75% ABV), anise-flavored beverage derived from botanicals like wormwood, green anise, fennel, hyssop, melissa and other herbs. Technically a spirit, as it is not bottled with sugar. The green fairy.
A bitters made from Seville oranges, cardamom, caraway seed, coriander and burnt sugar.
A yellow citrus fruit. The peel is often used as a garnish while the juice incorporated into the drink for a tart flavor profile (citric acid).
In cocktails, cherries are sweetened in a brine, like maraschino cherries (marr-ə-SKEE-noh) or in brandy, like brandied cherries. They are usually used as a garnish, muddled into the cocktail, or used simple for their sweetened brine.
Stir all ingredients with ice. Strain into a. Frozen cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and a cherry. #stir #straight