Meet the Bronx, the Manhattan’s lesser-known cousin


The Bronx has all but been left behind with the days of Prohibition, even though it was ranked third in 1934’s ‘World’s most famous cocktail’ list right behind its punchier counterparts, the Martini and the Manhattan.

The Bronx was a favourite amongst those with a more delicate palate or wanting something a tad more forgiving, thanks to its fresher, lighter nature provided by the injection of orange. If you’re after something enlivening, fruity and with a dash of elegance, the Bronx is a drink well worth visiting.

Ingredients

Ice Cubes
2 oz Gin
3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth
1/2 oz Dry Vermouth
1 oz Orange Juice
1 Twist Orange Peel

Preparation

Couple 2oz gin, 3/4 oz sweet vermouth and 3/4 oz dry vermouth with 1oz freshly squeezed orange juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously until cold and strain into a chilled Martini glass. Add an orange twist to garnish.

Drinkware : Martini Glass

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