Charleston Cocktail

12 oz Gin
12 oz Kirschwasser
12 oz Maraschino Liqueur
12 oz Curaçao
12 oz Sweet vermouth
12 oz Dry vermouth
1 twst Lemon peel
Stir (the original calls for shaking), strain, up, twist.
Ellestad takes a "part" as a half ounce, and I follow his lead.
From other users
  • I used Punt e Mes for sweet vermouth...might try to lighten the sweetness somehow. Maybe sub pear brandy for Maraschino ? — ☆☆☆
  • Strong and a bit on the sweet side — ☆☆☆
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