7 Best Sherry Cocktails - Lassou Blog

SHERRY is arguably the most underrated ingredient in cocktails. We decided to fix this terrible mistake and made a list of our favourite and easy to make sherry cocktails. We hope that you will also enjoy these mixed drinks.

By the way, if you have never tried sherry before and want to find out more about this incredible wine, then read our blog post Spotlight on Sherry: Making, Styles, and Food Pairings for more information. 

Take your bottle of sherry and let’s go to shaking and stirring! 

Monti Manhattan

This cocktail was created by our friends at XECO Sherry. Monti Manhattan is a pleasant drink that will make a perfect aperitif. 

Ingredients: 

Method: 

Fill the shaker or mixing glass with ice. Stir all the ingredients and then pour the drink into the rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish your Monti Manhattan with a slice of orange and enjoy!

Xeconi

Xeconi is one more delicious cocktail created by XECO mixologists. Their Xeconi is a delightful version of the popular Negroni cocktail. Enjoy the dry sherry, sweet vermouth and bitter Campari dancing on your palate. 

Ingredients:

  • XECO Fino  - 35 ml 
  • Sweet vermouth - 35 ml 
  • Campari - 10 ml 
  • Solerno blood orange liqueur (optional)  - 10 ml 

Method: 

Combine all the ingredients together and then serve in a chilled coupe glass. Garnish your drink with a slice of orange, and you are ready to go! 

Arena

Arena is an exquisitely tart aperitif. If you prefer bitter cocktails rather than a sweet ones, than you will enjoy a glass of Arena.  

Ingredients:

  • Dry sherry - 20 ml
  • Vermouth dry - 20 ml
  • Vermouth Rosso - 20 ml
  • Orange Bitter - 1 dash

To garnish:

  • Slice of ginger 
  • Slice of orange

Method:

Fill the shaker with ice and pour vermouths and sherry. Then add one dash of orange bitter and stir it well. Pour your cocktail into a cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of ginger and orange. Cheers!

Sherry Sour

Impress your friends and family with this easy-drinking Sherry Sour.  

Ingredients:

  • Sherry - 50ml
  • Lemon juice - 20ml
  • Sugar syrup - 20ml
  • Egg white - 15ml

To garnish:

  • Cocktail cherry

Method: 

Pour 20ml of the sugar syrup, the sherry, lemon juice and egg white in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into chilled coupe glass and make another portion cause you will definitely want more of it.

Sherry Flip

A cold weather fortifier, the Sherry Flip does well during winter evenings. This one will warm up your heart, soul, and body. And, of course, it will take you just a few minutes to make.

Ingredients:

  • Cognac - 15ml
  • Sherry - 45ml
  • Egg yolk - 10ml

To garnish:

  • Nutmeg 

Method:

Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice, beat thoroughly, filter into a cocktail glass and sprinkle with ground nutmeg on top. Here's to sherry!

Adonis

The Adonis cocktail was created in the 1880s and named after the first Broadway musical who run for more than 500 performances. This drink is a perfect low in alcohol yet rich in flavour aperitif. 

Ingredients:

  • Dry sherry - 45 ml
  • Sweet vermouth - 45 ml
  • Orange bitter - 2 dash
  • Orange peel

Method:

Add all of the ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice, and stir until chilled. Pour into a coupe glass, and garnish with an orange peel. Here's to Adonis!

Sherry Martini

Dry and deep, Sherry Martini is a variation of classical vodka martini. If you prefer something dry and extra boozy, you will definitely enjoy this one. 

Ingredients:

Method:

Stir with ice in a high glass and pour in the chilled copa bowl. Garnish with a slice of lemon peel. Enjoy your drink!

Wanna more cocktail recipes? Then check out our blog posts Serve It Hot. Top 9 Winter Cocktails: Hot Toddies, Chocolate, And More and 10 Incredible Gin Cocktails You Can Make At Home. Cheers!

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