This recipe appears in:5 South-of-the-Border Cocktail Recipes From West of Pecos in San Francisco
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.
- 2 ounces Rittenhouse 100-Proof Rye
- 1 ounce Dolin Blanc Vermouth
- 3 dashes absinthe
- 3 dashes Angostura orange bitters
- Garnish: orange slice
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.