Karen Grill was tending bar there when a guest asked her, “What’s the point of vermouth?” Her response was this nicely dry nightcap that combines two kinds of vermouth. Slideshow:  More Beautiful CocktailsRecipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015 

Karen Grill

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Credit: © Lucas Allen

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total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a mixing glass, combine the sweet and dry vermouths with the bitters. Fill the glass with ice and stir well. Strain into a chilled, ice-filled rocks glass and float the absinthe on top, slowly pouring it over the back of a bar spoon near the drink’s surface. Garnish with the mint sprig and orange twist.

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