Valentine’s day is more than chocolate and pretty dresses—but also about the tuxedo’s and fancy cocktails. Combining the two just got a whole lot easier with this classic cocktail recipe known as “Tuxedo”. This recipe is tailored for the person who loves a pretty drink with some dimension. Originated in New York in the late 1800’s, this cocktail still remains an essential for anyone familiar with the black-tie drink.
With Valentine’s day here and fancy dining in place, grab your fanciest cocktail glass and celebrate love with a classic tuxedo. Here’s how:
1 ½ oz Gin
1 ½ oz Dry Vermouth
¼ tsp Maraschino Liqueur
¼ tsp Anise Liqueur
2 dashes of Bitters
2 Maraschino Cherries
First chill cocktail glass of choice in freezer for about five to six minutes. While glass is being chilled combine all ingredients, except cherries in a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir mixture. Remove glass from freezer then strain mixture into chilled glass. Garnish with maraschino cherries. Serve and Enjoy!