This classic cocktail dates to the 1940’s but it’s rarely found on cocktail menus. Though this is a wine cocktail, it does not conform to the sweetened, lush flavors one might think of when considering wine cocktails as Happy Hour choice. The Bamboo cocktail leans more toward dry charm with little to no sweet satisfaction.
3/4 measure Dry Vermouth
1/2 measure Dry Sherry (Fino)
2 dashes Orange Bitters
2 dashes Classic Bitters
Orange Twist Garnish
Place liquids and bitters in mixing glass with ice. Stir to chill. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange twist. Variation: Add additional 1/4 measure Premium Orange Liqueur for hint of refinement, but still does not add much sweetness.
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