Rayuela • Manhattan
Mexican-born mixologist Junior Merino balances flavors like a chef, creating classically inspired, invariably pretty drinks, such as this sherry-spiked riff on a brandy sour.
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1 ounce palo cortado or amontillado sherry
1 ounce brandy, preferably Spanish
1/2 ounce grenadine, preferably homemade
1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/4 ounce Cherry Heering or other cherry liqueur
1 orange twist, flamed
1 brandied cherry
How to Make It
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the sherry, brandy, grenadine, lemon juice and Cherry Heering and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish the drink with the flamed twist and the cherry.
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