Whitechapel’s Ford Cocktail

Keli Rivers, Whitechapel | San Francisco

In Whitechapel’s Ford Cocktail, Keli Rivers combines Old Tom gin with blanc vermouth and a splash of Bénédictine for a cocktail that drinks like a Martini, but with more complexity and crucially, fewer preconceptions.


Serving: 1

  • 1 1/2 ounces Old Tom gin, preferably Jensen
  • 1 ounce blanc vermouth, preferably Dolin
  • 1/4 ounce Bénédictine
  • 2 dashes orange bitters

Garnish: expressed orange peel

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Express an orange peel over the drink and discard.