Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 1

This recipe calls for maraschino, a bittersweet clear liqueur flavored with Marasca cherries. Old Tom gin is a lightly sweetened gin that was popular in 18th-century England.


  • Ice as needed
  • 2 oz. Old Tom gin
  • 1 oz. sweet vermouth
  • 1/4 oz. maraschino
  • Dash of orange bitters
  • Lemon peel for garnish


In a tall bar glass or cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the gin, vermouth, maraschino and orange bitters. Stir, then strain into a small martini glass and garnish with a lemon peel. Serve immediately. Serves 1.

Recipe by Bourbon & Branch, San Francisco.