Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice cubes until chilled. Strain into a double rocks glass without ice, then garnish with a lemon twist.
A relative of the Manhattan (Bénédictine)
Tom Pendergast, the 1920s and 1930s Kansas City political boss, may have gone down for corruption but this no-nonsense cocktail is clean as a whistle. Developed by Kansas City bartender Ryan Maybee, it’s become a contemporary classic in the city, showing up on cocktail menus all over town.