affinity cocktail

Affinity: a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, idea, … cocktail.
This drink proves that scotch has a special friendship with vermouth and bitters. The cherry isn’t compulsory but it adds a little something – I think it’s flamboyance, but we all need some of that from time to time.Affinity cocktail scotch cherry and lemon

30 ml scotch
30 ml sweet vermouth
30 ml dry vermouth
3 drops angostura bitters
twist of lemon peel
1 maraschino cherry

Put the bitters and cherry into a chilled martini glass.
In a cocktail mixing glass, pour scotch and vermouths over ice, stir to chill.
Strain into the glass and garnish with lemon peel.


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