Adonis, handsome cocktail

This old combination of sherry and vermouths has slipped off the favorite’s list. It deserves a second look, as would any passing Adonis. This is a low-alcohol aperitif and good accompaniment before or with tapas.

Adonis Adonis pour vert
1 ounce dry sherry
1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
1/2 ounce dry vermouth
2 dashes orange bitters

Combine the ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass until well chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail or aperitif glass.

strong>Tasting notes: Herbal and prunes with a surprising light celery finish.

Tomorrow: Sour and sunset

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