Remember The Maine - Fancy a Drink

Remember The Maine

The USS Maine sank in Havana Harbor when Cuba revolted against Spain in 1933 and “Remember the Maine” became the catchphrase of the Spanish-American war that year as well as this now classic cocktail.

(Photo credit: Kenn Wilson via


Rye                                        2 oz

Sweet Vermouth                0.75 oz

Cherry Heering                   2 tbsp

Absinthe                              0.5 oz

Maraschino Cherry            1


  1. Add Rye, Vermouth, Cherry Heering and Absinthe to mixing glass
  2. Fill glass with ice
  3. Stir until well chilled
  4. Strain into cocktail glass and garnish with cherry

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