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Carmen Amaya

Category: Eat Street
Sub Category: Cocktails
(697) 712-7777
Posted on 04 08, 2019

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Cocktail Specifications

 Base Spirit: Sherry


5 blemish-free basil leaves, plus 1 leaf for garnish 

3/4-ounce Amontillado sherry 

1 1/2 ounces Old Overholt Rye 

1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice 

3/4-ounce Cointreau 

Dash orange bitters 


Orange twist, for garnish. 


Chill one (6-ounce) cocktail glass. 

In a cocktail shaker, add basil and sherry and muddle until leaves are bruised and slightly broken up.  

Add rye, lemon juice, Cointreau, and bitters. 

 Fill the shaker with ice.  

Close the shaker and shake vigorously 20 times. 

Strain into the cool glass, garnish with a basil leaf or orange twist and serve.