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Adonis Cocktail

A glass gobelet filled with an Adonis cocktail and an orange twist garnish, in front of a painted background.
The Adonis cocktail brings together vermouth, a couple of styles of sherry, orange bitters, and a twist. A cocktail classic named for that uber-handsome Greek god.
Barbara Scott-Goodman

Prep 5 mins
Total 5 mins
1 drink
89 kcal


  • Long-stemmed coupe (optional)


  • 3 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 1/2 ounces Carpano Antica vermouth
  • 1 ounce Oloroso sherry, or other dark, dry sherry
  • 3/4 ounce Pedro Ximénez sherry, or other sweet sherry
  • Ice
  • 1 long lemon or orange twist for garnish


  • In a mixing glass filled with ice, combine the bitters, vermouth, and both sherries and stir with a bar spoon.
  • Strain the cocktail mixture into a long-stemmed coupe (or other glass) filled with ice. Garnish with the lemon twist and serve.