Vagabond from West of Pecos Recipe

Vagabond from West of Pecos Recipe

[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.

  • Yield:serves 1
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • 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.