Archive of ‘Sherry’ category

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 1 ounce dry sherry 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth 1/2 ounce dry vermouth 2 dashes orange bitters Combine the ingredients […]


Parkeroo – a 1930 cocktail

Before the 1950s, American cocktails books had few – if any – drinks made with tequila. Tequila’s early appearance in Lucius Beebe’s The Stork Club Bar Book, circa 1930, is a supporting role for sherry. While sherry is an acquired taste for many Americans, this is a nice two ingredient mix and comes together quickly. […]