Linstead

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Discerning Drinkers (12 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Photographed in an

UB Retro Coupe 1920 7.75oz

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

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

2 fl oz Blended Scotch whisky
1 1/2 fl oz Pineapple juice (freshly extracted/pressed/squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1/6 fl oz La Fée Parisienne absinthe
4 drop Difford's Daiquiri Bitters (optional)
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Review:

Absinthe and pineapple come through first, with Scotch last. A great medley of flavours.

History:

Brought to our attention by Jason E. Clapham at the St. Edward's MCR at Oxford, this cocktail first appears in William Boothby's 1934 World Drinks and How to Mix Them.

LINSTEAD
Whisky... ½ jigger
Absinthe... 1 dash
Pineapple Syrup... ½ jigger
Shake well with ice, strain into chilled cocktail glass, twist lemon peel over and serve.

William Boothby, 1934

Nutrition:

One serving of Linstead contains 201 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.6 standard drinks
  • 18.81% alc./vol. (37.62° proof)
  • 22.1 grams of pure alcohol
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