Affinity Cocktail

affinity cocktail

I’ve noticed that many of the early 1900s cocktails are comprised of liquor mixed with with varying ratios of vermouths, each one of them with a different flavor profile. Here’s a 2:1:1 ratio drink that follows that classic formula. It’s beautifully classy and it tastes awesome, too.

Affinity Cocktail

  • in a stirring glass add:
  • 1 oz white (dry) vermouth
  • 1 oz red (sweet) vermouth
  • 2 oz scotch
  • 2 dashes of bitters
  • stir with lots of ice until very cold
  • strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • garnish with a lemon peel

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