Hernandez | Cocktail Party

Hernandez

Hernandez cocktail with vanilla liqueur, sweet vermouth, and bitters

The Hernandez is a clever low-proof riff on a Manhattan, subbing in vanilla liqueur like Navan or Tuaca for the bourbon or rye. That simple substitution brings out the best of the supporting ingredients, allowing a complex array of vanilla, fig and spice flavors to shine through.

Your vermouth should be very, very fresh for this drink. Vermouth begins to oxidize a couple weeks after it’s opened, imparting a bitter tinfoil-esque flavor.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail or coupe glass. Garnish with a brandied cherry.

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