Aunt Emily

Difford's Guide
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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist or apricot wedge on rim

How to make:

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

3/4 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Avallen Calvados
3/4 fl oz Giffard Abricot du Roussillon liqueur
3/4 fl oz Orange juice (freshly squeezed)
1/6 fl oz Giffard Grenadine syrup
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Review:

Aunt Emily was onto something - equal parts gin, calvados, apricot brandy and orange juice combine well.

History:

This vintage cocktail is notable due to its appearing in Charles H. Baker's 1939 An Exotic Drinking Book or Around The World With Jigger, Beaker and Flask. Baker says, "a creation of Sloppy Joe's, in Havana, years before his spot got to be a sort of halfway house for every itinerant American on the Island. The cocktail appears on Sloppy Joe's menus after 1932.

Nutrition:

One serving of Aunt Emily contains 157 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.4 standard drinks
  • 20.63% alc./vol. (41.26° proof)
  • 19.6 grams of pure alcohol
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