1 oz El Maestro Sierra Dry Amontillado Sherry
3/4 oz Lime Juice
1/2 oz Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
1/2 oz Burnt Cinnamon Syrup
Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime twist.
After Island Creek Oyster Bar, I decided to go visit Todd Maul at Clio. For a first drink, Todd wanted to showcase something that he had come up with that still lacked a name. The other bartender, Mary, had dubbed the drink Todd's Mustache in revenge for Todd's naming drinks after her sock drawer and her liquor cabinet; however, he was not too big on that name. Since the drink bears a resemblance to the Dwight Street Book Club he made me, I decided to dub this after a book club a little closer to home.