This sherry cocktail with a Manchego garnish comes from Las Vegas's Downtown Cocktail Room. This recipe first appeared in our April 2012 issue along with Xania Woodman's story Raising the Bar.
Enlarge Image Credit: Todd ColemanMAKES 1 COCKTAIL
INGREDIENTS2 oz. cream sherry
1 oz. walnut liqueur, such as Nocello (available from Internet Wines and Spirits)
¼ tsp. sherry vinegar, such as Capirete 20 Reserva
4 golden raisins
1 ¼″-thick wedge Manchego