Army & Navy

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Serve in
a Martini glass...
2 shot London dry gin
½ shot Freshly squeezed lemon juice
¼ shot Almond (orgeat) syrup
½ shot Chilled water (omit if wet ice)
How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

Comment:

Almond and lemon flavoured gin. Subtle, citrusy and dry.

Origin:

This old classic was originally made to an 8:4:4 formula but I have borrowed this 8:2:1 formula from David A. Embury's 1948 'Fine Art of Mixing Drinks' (he describes the original formulation as "horrible"). The addition of water is a Difford touch.

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