To make this classic Affinity cocktail recipe—adapted from San Francisco bartender Erik Ellestad—you shake Scotch whisky and ice with equal parts of sweet and dry vermouth and a couple of drops of angostura bitters.
- Yield: 1 drink
- Difficulty: Easy
- Total: Under 5 mins
- Active: Under 5 mins
- 1 ounce good-quality blended Scotch whisky
- 1 ounce sweet vermouth
- 1 ounce dry vermouth
- 2 dashes angostura bitters
- Lemon twist
- Shake the Scotch, vermouths, and bitters with ice; then strain over ice into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Squeeze the lemon twist over the glass to release the oils, then drop it in the glass.