Sherry Cocktail
© Wendell Webber

Sherry Cocktail

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

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. Ice
  2. 1 ounce palo cortado or amontillado sherry
  3. 1 ounce brandy, preferably Spanish
  4. 1/2 ounce grenadine, preferably homemade
  5. 1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  6. 1/4 ounce Cherry Heering or other cherry liqueur
  7. 1 orange twist, flamed
  8. 1 brandied cherry
  1. 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.