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.