Serve in aMartini glass
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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A 'Sweet' Martini [it's dry and aromatic] aromatised with orange flower water, absinthe and angostura bitters.
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."
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There are approximately 180 calories in one serving of Martini Special.