Double-Barreled Martinez

John DeBary reimagines the classic Martinez (gin, vermouth, maraschino liqueur and orange bitters) with Balvenie DoubleWood single malt. The Scotch gets a distinctive flavor from aging in two kinds of wood—first in traditional whisky barrels, then in sherry casks. Slideshows:  Reinvented Classic Cocktails 

Total Time:
5 mins


  • 1 ounce single-malt Scotch

  • 3/4 ounce Lustau East India Solera sherry

  • 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur

  • 2 dashes of orange bitters

  • Ice

  • 1 orange twist, for garnish


  1. In a mixing glass, combine the Scotch, sherry, maraschino liqueur and bitters; fill with ice and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the orange twist.

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