Sherry Poppins Cocktail


This fun and not-too-fruity Sherry Poppins cocktail recipe comes from the mixologists at Bitters & Brass in Historic Downtown Sanford. In Orlando’s warm weather, a rocks drink is never wrong, and the hit of rye in the Sherry Poppins cocktail makes it a year-round contender for cocktail contentment. For more ideas from area experts, visit our Drinks archives.

sherry poppins

Serves 1

1 ½ ounces Rittenhouse Rye

¾ ounce Hidalgo Fino Sherry

½ ounce Cappelletti Aperitivo

½ ounce grenadine

¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice

sage leaves and orange wedge for garnish

Fill a brandy snifter with crushed ice. Combine all liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain over crushed ice, garnish and serve.