Ruby Tuesday

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Employees Only • New York City

On a quiet Tuesday afternoon, co-owner Dushan Zaric muddled cherries with rye and Bénédictine to create this drink. "The whole cocktail was conceived and mixed while the Rolling Stones's 'Ruby Tuesday' was playing; coincidentally, the cocktail has a ruby-red color," says Zaric.

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  1. 4 brandied cherries
  2. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  3. 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  4. Ice
  5. 1 1/2 ounces rye
  6. 3/4 ounce Bénédictine (brandy-based herbal liqueur)
  7. 1 lemon twist
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cherries with the lemon juice and Simple Syrup. Add ice and the rye and Bénédictine. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with the lemon twist.