Serve in aMartini glass
Lemon zest twist
How to make:
STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1 1/2 fl oz||Noilly Prat Extra Dry|
|1/3 fl oz||Bénédictine D.O.M.|
|1 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
|1 dash||Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters|
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Gin laced, dry and aromatic with faint herbal and aniseed.
Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
MERRY WIDOW COCKTAIL.Harry Craddock, 1930
2 Dashes Absinthe.
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters.
2 Dashes Bénédictine.
½ French Vermouth.
½ Dry Gin.
Stir well and strain into cocktail glass. Twist lemon peel on top.
One serving of Merry Widow(er) contains 182 calories.