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Czarine.
© Tina Rupp

Czarine

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

To keep this drink from getting too cold, Hidetsugo Ueno employs what he calls a low-speed stir. "You have to feel when the stir gets heavy," he says. "That's the moment when the apricot aroma really comes through."

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  1. Cracked ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces frozen vodka
  3. 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
  4. 2 1/2 teaspoons apricot liqueur
  5. Dash of Angostura bitters
  1. Fill a pint glass with cracked ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients and stir well. Strain the drink into a chilled coupe.