Cart Before The Horse at Slowly Shirley

It’s International Sherry Week and we are celebrating with the Cart Before The Horse cocktail served at Slowly Shirley. Made with Oloroso sherry, Angostura, absinthe and a bunch more super interesting ingredients, this low ABV drink has some serious flavor and is a must try.

Cart Before The Horse at Slowly Shirley

Cart Before the Horse at Slowly Shirley


  • .5 oz Oloroso Sherry
  • 1 dash Angostura
  • 1 dash Absinthe
  • 1/2 tsp Lux Fernet
  • 1 tsp Brown sugar
  • 2 ml Acid phosphate
  • 1 oz Orange juice
  • 1.25 oz Carrot juice
  • .5 oz Root beer syrup
  • .75 oz 123 Añejo
  • .75 oz Neisson El’ Esprit


Shake ingredients with 3 cubes. Strain into large Pilsner glass and top with crushed ice. Garnish with a carrot stem and liquorice stick.

Slowly Shirley details

121 W. 10th St.,

Learn more about International Sherry Week, here.

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