Caitlin Laman’s Bamboo

Caitlin Laman | Chicago

In our recent blind Bamboo tasting Chicago bartender Caitlin Laman took third place with her bitters-less mix of 1 ounce El Maestro Sierra Fino, ½ ounce Valdespino Amontillado Tío Diego, 1 ounce Dolin dry vermouth and, unusually, ½ ounce Dolin sweet vermouth.


Serving: 1

  • 1 ounce fino sherry, preferably Maestro Sierra
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth, preferably Dolin
  • 1/2 ounce amontillado sherry, preferably Valdespino Tio Diego
  • 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth, preferably Dolin

Garnish: pitted green Spanish olive

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass over ice and stir until chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with pitted green Spanish olive.