Dalí, Barça 18, New York City
© Frances Janisch


  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Barça 18 • New York City

Cocktail innovator (and former molecular biologist) Eben Klemm prefers manzanilla sherry—a very dry style produced in the seaside town of Sanlúcar de Barrameda—in this pleasantly briny aperitif.

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  1. 1 orange wedge
  2. Sea salt
  3. Ice
  4. 1 1/2 ounces gin
  5. 1 ounce manzanilla sherry
  6. 1/2 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  7. 2 dashes of orange bitters
  8. 1 strip of roasted red pepper
  1. Moisten one-third of the outer rim of a martini glass with the orange wedge and coat lightly with salt. Fill two-thirds of a pint glass with ice and add the gin, sherry, Cointreau, bitters and a small pinch of salt. Stir briskly for 30 seconds to chill. Strain into the martini glass and garnish with the roasted red pepper.