Jennifer Salucci, bartender at Deep Ellum inBoston, uses 19th-century components like sloe gin and Boker's bitters (flavored with cardamom and bitter orange peel): "I wanted to make a Manhattan using only ingredients that were around in the late 1800s, just as Manhattans were getting rolling."
Glassware Guide Classic Cocktail Recipes
2 ounces Cognac
1/2 ounce Sloe gin
1/2 ounce dry vermouth, preferably Dolin
Dash of Boker's bitters
1 orange twist, for garnish
How to Make It
Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the Cognac, sloe gin, vermouth and bitters and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the orange twist.
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