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Winner of ShakeStir's September 14/15 New York Flash Competition with the theme "Sherry."

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Created by
Sean Muller, Dram, Brooklyn, NY.
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(23 ratings)
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  • Needs some work. Bit sweet, perhaps Fino in place of PX or reduce PX, up the mezcal. — ★★★★
  • after dinner sweet tooth sipper
  • looks interesting!
  • very niace, used vida and rum fire, played very well with the sherry. MAybe cut back sherry(too sweet)
  • Try with East India Solera
  • needs to have the sherry balanced
  • Unusual and quite good. Used Alvear Cream Sherry (ximenez). Managed to be dry, rich and boozy at the same time.
  • 'twas a bit too sweet for my taste, reducing the Ximénez to 1/2 oz and using 1/2 oz of East India solera dried it out a bit.
  • Good. Used El Maestro Sierra PX and was not too sweet - actually added a bit more sherry as it was a bit lost initially.
  • Delicious, complex. Perhaps a tad sweet for our taste (may depend on the sweetness of the PX Sherry(We used a different PX sherry)), but I quibble. Will certainly make again.
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We made it strictly according to the recipe: at that sweetness, perhaps better as dessert drink than aperitif. (Spouse says, though: No sweeter than a Manhattan.)  We’ll try with slightly less PX Sherry.  Rich & balanced: all the flavors come through.