Mount Vernon

from PDT

  • 1 oz. Clear Creek Kirschwasser
  • 1 oz. Gran Duque D'Alba Brandy De Jerez
  • .75 oz. Grapefruit Juice
  • .5 oz. Lustau Pedro Ximénez Sherry
  • .5 oz. Cherry Heering

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with three brandied cherries on a pick.

This cocktail was inspired by George Washington, who operated one of the largest distilleries in the country, located on his personal estate, Mount Vernon. —Jim Meehan, Winter 2007