Bronx Cocktail

Bronx Cocktail


Earlier this week, I received a big box of citrus from my friend Cherril’s trees. Cherril, a friend I met on my work trip to Nashville last year, lives in Arizona, and grows grapefruit, pomelos, blood oranges, Meyer lemons and more. It’s incredible!

It’s great to have friends all over #gannett! Look at this gorgeous citrus from @cherrill.crosby’s trees! #lohudfood

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For our first use, we made cocktails. Of course we did.

Bronx Cocktail

This drink is like a perfect Manhattan, but made with gin. And orange juice.

2 ounces gin
1 ounce orange juice
1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
1/2 ounce dry vermouth

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker over ice. Shake vigoursly. Strain into cocktail glasses. Garnish with an orange twist.

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