Bamboo Cocktail

Bamboo Cocktail
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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.

Bamboo 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.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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