Vagabond from West of Pecos

[Photograph: Diana Bradbury]

The Vagabond is West of Pecos' nod to serious whiskey drinkers. It's spirit-forward, with just the right amount of anise flavor. Angostura orange bitters are available online.

Vagabond from West of Pecos

About This Recipe

Yield:serves 1
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:mixing glass, cocktail strainer
This recipe appears in: 5 South-of-the-Border Cocktail Recipes From West of Pecos in San Francisco


  • 2 ounces Rittenhouse 100-Proof Rye
  • 1 ounce Dolin Blanc Vermouth
  • 3 dashes absinthe
  • 3 dashes Angostura orange bitters
  • Garnish: orange slice


  1. 1

    Combine rye, vermouth, absinthe, and bitters in an ice-filled mixing glass. Stir until well-chilled. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with an orange slice.


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