2 oz Michter’s Rye
3/4 oz sweet vermouth
a “squirt” (about 1/4 oz) of Rosewater/Pomegranate Essence (recipe below)
Garnish: Luxardo Cherry (or other Maraschino), Orange peel strip
Place a cherry or two in a cocktail glass, add a cube or two of ice. Rub the peel around the rim and place the peel in the glass.
Place ice in a cocktail shaker
Add whiskey, vermouth and Rosewater/Pomegranate Essence and stir briskly until very cold. Strain into prepared glass and enjoy.