|1||Maraschino cherry (as garnish)|
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass, garnish.
This is the original, historic recipe, which many find too sweet today. See Bijou (dry)
Name means jewel in French, named after precious stones: diamond (gin), ruby (vermouth), emerald (chartreuse). Originally ingredients were floated. - Wikipedia
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