Martini Special

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Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist

How to make:

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

2 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
3/4 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
1/24 fl oz Orange flower/blossom water
2 dash La Fée Parisienne absinthe
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Review:

A 'Sweet' Martini [it's dry and aromatic] aromatised with orange flower water, absinthe and angostura bitters.

History:

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

MARTINI (SPECIAL) COCKTAIL. (6 people)
4 Glasses of Gin.
1½ Glasses Italian Vermouth.
1/3 Glass Orange-flower Water.
Before shaking, add a dash of Absinthe and one of two dashes of Angostura Bitters.

Harry Craddock', 1930

Martini cocktail and its evolution

Nutrition:

One serving of Martini Special contains 180 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.7 standard drinks
  • 28.32% alc./vol. (56.64° proof)
  • 24 grams of pure alcohol
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