Merry Widow(er)

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Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

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Review:

Gin laced, dry and aromatic with faint herbal and aniseed.

History:

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

MERRY WIDOW COCKTAIL.
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.

Harry Craddock, 1930

Nutrition:

One serving of Merry Widow(er) contains 182 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.9 standard drinks
  • 26.77% alc./vol. (53.54° proof)
  • 26.9 grams of pure alcohol
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