I’ll be drinking this in a few hours, so I figure I share with those who need something to calm your nerves on this festive day.
This is a traditional vermouth cocktail (vermut còctel) that you would find in any tapas or pintxo bar in Spain. It’s easy to make and you can find Primitivo Quiles Vermouth Rojo ($20 a bottle) in any decent wine store. It’s worth searching for.
- Spray a tall cocktail glass with Angostura bitters or just swirl a few drops around.
- Pour 1oz. of a fresh citrus juice like grapefruit, lime or lemon
- Pour 2 oz. of Spanish Vermouth
- Top with tonic water and ice
- Garnish with citrus peel
Drink in a corner and dream of serenity.