Re-Mixology: Sherry Martinez at Gleason’s, Peekskill

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Welcome to Re-Mixology, a lohudfood video series featuring the talents of local barmen and barladies as they take a classic cocktail and adapt it for personal taste and seasonal ingredients. Each week is a new cocktail and a new take.

The cocktail: Sherry Martinez, a re-mix of the classic Martinez cocktail.
The re-mix: Substitute maraschino liqueur with Pedro Ximenez sherry.
Where to get it: Gleason’s, 911 South St., Peekskill, 914-402-1950,gleasonspeekskill.com.
Who makes it: Kacie McGuire. “I like this remix because you can experiment and use any sherry you’d like,” she says. “Pedro Ximinez is my choice but try a variety of different sherries, from dry to sweet, to find your favorite.”

How to make it: Sherry Martinez

2 ounces Greenhook Ginsmiths Old Tom Gin
1/ounce Pedro Ximenez sherry
1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
1 drop aromatic bitters
1 drop orange bitters
Brandied cherry garnish

Combine ingredients into mixing glass. Add ice and stir. Strain into glass and garnish with brandied cherry. Makes one drink.

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Megan McCaffrey is a food writer for The Journal News and contributor to the Small Bites Blog. She has a degree in Digital Media from Fordham University and a fondness for good craft beer. She loves to bake, read cooking blogs and taste all the Lower Hudson Valley has to offer. Megan lives in Ridgefield, Connecticut with her husband and three kids.

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