The success of a cocktail party or just a casual pick-me-up before dinner depends on the Host. A dinner party usually depends on the Hostess but in the realm of the cocktail the Host shines forth in all his glory.
Fill glass with Soda Water. Ginger Ale can be used if preferred
Stir with cracked ice. Serve with Cherry.
The careful host knows his glasses. The proper glass embellishes a drink just as a glamorous evening dress renders the female figure presentable in polite society.