Recipe courtesy of The Velvet Tango Room

Youngstown Johnnie Cocktail

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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50 grams (about 1.7 ounces) Scotch whiskey, such as Johnnie Walker Black

30 grams (about 1 ounce) sweet red vermouth

20 grams (.7 ounce) elderflower liqueur, such as St. Germain

20 drops bitters, such as homemade or Angostura  

1 candied cherry in syrup, such as Amarena Fabbri


  1. Fill a 28-ounce metal cocktail shaker with ice. In order, pour in the Scotch, vermouth, liqueur and bitters. Stir, strain into a 6-ounce cocktail glass and garnish with the cherry.