|1||oz||Dry sherry (Manzanilla or fino)|
Stir with ice, strain, coupe, garnish with cherry
Reversing the proportions of the sherry and punsch makes a slightly richer, if sweeter, drink. At least with my home-made punsch, which errs a little on the sweet side.
We weren't greatly enjoying our sloe gin. This was an attempt to tame its dominant flavour; it was successful enough we may now need to replace the bottle. I started with dry vermouth instead of sherry, but the drink was far too sweet. The idea of dry sherry was one of those middle-of-the-night revelations.
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- Santa Rosa (Dear Irving) — Aromatized wine, Sorel liqueur, Pisco, Absinthe, Brandied cherry
- Bloodhound — Dry vermouth, Sweet vermouth, Gin, Maraschino Liqueur, Strawberry
- The Mexican Gentleman — Reposado Tequila, Manzanilla sherry, Mezcal, Pedro Ximénez Sherry, Raspberry, Blackberry, Strawberry, Orange
- Rose In Devil's Garden — Rosato Vermouth, Light rum, Raspberry, Grapefruit soda, Mint
- Rooster-Tail — Apple brandy, Madeira, Peach liqueur, Peychaud's Bitters, Raspberry, Lemon juice, Raspberry syrup, Mint
- Creole Lady — Madeira, Bourbon, Maraschino Liqueur, Maraschino cherry
- Creole Contentment — Cognac, Maraschino Liqueur, Madeira, Orange bitters, Maraschino cherry