The fifth cocktail in our series highlighting the cocktails to be featured at Spirit of Italy’s Aperitivo Italiano at Tales of the Cocktail is The Moretta Cocktail featuring Luxardo Maraschino.
The Moretta Cocktail combines equal proportions of Luxardo Maraschino, Calvado, Fruit Cup N°1 Liqueur, and Dry Oloroso-style Sherry, with a dash of celery bitters, creating a truly unique cocktail.
Be sure to try it at the Spirit of Italy’s Aperitivo Italiano event Wed 7/17 at Tales of the Cocktail.
The Moretta Cocktail
¾ oz. (22ml) Luxardo Maraschino
¾ oz. (22ml) Calvados
¾ oz. (22ml) Fruit Cup N°1 Liqueur
¾ oz. (22ml) Dry Oloroso-style Sherry
Dash of Celery Bitters – optional
Method: Pour the ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice. Strain into a coupe glass.
Garnish: Apple, cucumber and sprig of mint.