Ruby Tuesday

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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  • Servings: makes 1 drink

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Ingredients

  • 4 brandied cherries
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces rye
  • 3/4 ounce Bénédictine (brandy-based herbal liqueur)
  • 1 lemon twist

How to make this recipe

  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.
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