2 oz Rye
1⁄2 oz Dry vermouth
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1 lf Mint (as garnish)
Instructions

Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass; garnish with a single mint leaf.

Notes

A close relative of the Twentieth Century, the Delmarva #2 takes a nice base of rye, tempers it slightly with dry vermouth, then tosses in an equal pairing of lemon juice and creme de cacao. As with the Twentieth Century, the taste is surprising, the mix a near-perfect balance that keeps any one ingredient from being dominant, or from being drowned out by the other flavors. Delmarva #1? Apparently, it is the creme de menthe instead of cacao version.

History

The name is short for “DElaware, MARyland, VirginiA. The drink comes from Gary Regan’s Joy of Mixology, and is derived from a mix Regan credits to Ted “Dr. Cocktail” Haigh (who hails from the Delmarva region–hence the connection and the name.

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