Fancy Vermouth Cocktail
Source: Modern American Drinks page: 42
1/2 large bar glass icefine
Ingredient: iceWhat it is: Additive
The new general availability of ice in the mid 1800s revolutionized bar-tending and drinking. Ice was delivered in blocks that then had to to be broken, crushed, picked and shaved for increasingly popular individual drinks (as opposed to large punches).
3 dash maraschino
Ingredient: maraschinoWhat it is: Liqueur
Bittersweet, clear liqueur flavored with Marasca cherries, which are grown in Dalmatia, Croatia, mostly around the city of Zadar and in Torreglia (near Padua in Northern Italy).
2 dash Peychaud bitters or Angostura
1 jigger Italian vermouth
1 dash orange bitters
Variant of: Fancy Brandy Cocktail
Mix same as Fancy Brandy Cocktail, substituting vermouth for brandy