Combine all ingredients, add ice, stir, strain into chilled cocktail glass.
Bourbon and cherry upfront provides a nice balance of sweet and dry. The maple comes through during the finish and is balanced by the dryness of the vermouth. Grade B pure maple syrup is preferred.
A tribute to spring in the eastern USA...a delicate balance between the warm days that lead the cherry trees to bloom and the cool nights that lead the maples to concentrate their sweet syrup.