Red Hook Cocktail


The Red Hook Cocktail is a classic made from Rye, maraschino liquor and Punt e Mes (a “sweet” vermouth with a “bitter” edge). In case you didn’t know Red Hook at a neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY.

Red Hook Cocktail

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Red Hook Cocktail


  • 2 ounce rye whiskey
  • ½ ounce Punt e Mes or other sweet vermouth
  • ¼ ounce maraschino liqueur


Combine the rye, Punt e Mes and maraschino in a mixing glass half-filled with ice. Gently stir until chilled and properly diluted, about 20 seconds. Julep strain into a chilled cocktail glass.