Diddlin' Dora

A Cobbler that I created for a Women of the Wild West-themed industry night in 2013.
1 oz Amontillado Sherry (Oloroso would work well too)
1 oz Sweet vermouth
1 oz Pimm's No. 1 Cup
34 oz Fernet Branca
14 oz Maraschino Liqueur
1 twst Orange peel (As garnish)
1 pn Nutmeg (As garnish)
Instructions
Build in a Highball glass, fill with crushed ice, add a straw, and garnish with an orange twist and freshly grated nutmeg.
Notes
Woody spice and orange oil nose. Grape and berry notes on sip. Swallow offered nuttiness from the sherry and Maraschino and a light menthol and herbal finish. Refreshingly light yet flavorful.
History
For the Women of the Wild West-themed night that Katie Emmerson (then of the Hawthorne) and I did for the Whiskey & Amari/Spaghetti Western series at the Blue Room in 2013, we needed a tall drink. I decided to take it in a Cobbler direction instead of Collins or Highball. For a name, I decided to honor Dora DuFran, or more specifically one of her four brothels.
FRY 2013
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