Named after William “Sparrow” Robinson, the sports editor for “The New York Herald” in Paris, this three-ingredient sipper is basically a lighter version of the Boulevardier, which makes sense considering the two cocktails were invented by the same person, Harry MacElhone, the proprietor of Harry’s New York Bar in Paris.
- 1 ounce rye whiskey
- 1 ounce Campari
- 1 ounce dry vermouth
- Garnish: lemon twist
Add all the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.
Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Garnish with a lemon twist.