Bamboo Cocktail

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


This light, elegant quaff was created for international dignitaries in the 1890s, at the iconic Grand Hotel in Yokohama, Japan. Made with a base of vermouth and fino sherry brightened by orange and Angostura bitters, it’s low in alcohol, making it a perfect before-dinner drink. This recipe first appeared in the tablet edition of our November 2014 issue.


  • 2 oz. fino sherry
  • 2 oz. vermouth, such as Sutton Cellars Brown Label
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Lemon twist, for garnish


Step 1

Stir all ingredients except lemon twist in an ice-filled shaker. Strain into a chilled coupe glass; garnish with lemon twist.

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