Valencia Cocktail No. 1

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (7 ratings)

Serve in a

Nick & Nora glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

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

1 1/2 fl oz Luxardo Apricot Albicocca Liqueur
3/4 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
4 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
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Review:

Rich apricot and orange toned by generous dashes of orange bitters and the aromatic bitter oils from an orange zest twist.

Variant:

Valencia No. 2

History:

Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.

VALENCIA COCKTAIL. (No. 1.)
4 Dashes Orange Bitters.
1/3 Orange Juice.
2/3 Apricot Brandy.
Shake well and strain into cocktail glass.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Nutrition:

One serving of Valencia Cocktail No. 1 contains 113 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 0.8 standard drinks
  • 16.25% alc./vol. (32.5° proof)
  • 11.2 grams of pure alcohol
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