Gramercy Tavern's Goodfellow

[Photo: Maryse Chevriere]

This simple-looking cocktail from Gramercy Tavern's fall lineup boasts a surprisingly complex flavor profile. The elegantly layered drink mixes belly-warming Scotch with slightly sweet pear liqueur, plus nutty walnut liqueur and Oloroso sherry.

Gramercy Tavern's Goodfellow

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About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:4 minutes
Total time:4 minutes
Special equipment:cocktail shaker and strainer
This recipe appears in: 5 Fabulous Fall Cocktail Recipes from Gramercy Tavern in NYC

Ingredients

  • 1/4 ounce pear liqueur, such as Belle de Brillet
  • 2 ounces blended Scotch, such as Famous Grouse
  • 1/2 ounce oloroso sherry, such as Lustau Oloroso "Emperatriz Eugenia"
  • 1/4 ounce Purkhart walnut liqueur
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Orange twist

Procedures

  1. 1

    Chill an old-fashioned glass and rinse with pear liqueur, discarding any left in the bottom.

  2. 2

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add Scotch, sherry, walnut liqueur, and bitters. Stir for until very cold, about 15 seconds, then strain into pear-rinsed glass.

  3. 3

    Curl orange twist over the drink to express oils, rub it zest-side down around the rim of the glass, and then discard twist and serve cocktail.

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