The father of the modern martini, this drink is said to have been created in the mid-1800s. This rendition by Hayride Scandal was concocted for the Best Dressed Ball—a nod to its legacy of trendsetting.
1½ oz. Old Tom gin
1½ oz. sweet vermouth
¼oz. Luxardo Il Maraschino cherry liqueur
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Stir ingredients together with ice. Strain into a tall glass. Garnish with an orange twist.
¾ oz. simple syrup
¾oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
1¾ oz. 3-year Jamaican white rum
Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a slice of lime.
Pour vodka and lime juice into a mule tin with ice. Fill to the top with ginger beer. Garnish with a slice of lime.
¾ oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
2 oz. vodka