Cocktail of the Day: The Marconi Wireless
This one, a very tasty Manhattan variation, came from The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book. For best results, use a high-quality, spicy sweet vermouth like Carpano’s Punt E Mes or Antica Formula, and Regans’ Orange Bitters No. 6.
The Marconi Wireless Cocktail
2 ounces applejack (or straight apple brandy, preferably).
1 ounce sweet vermouth.
2 dashes orange bitters.
Stir with ice for no less than 30 seconds.
Strain into a cocktail glass, and garnish with a cherry.