Serve in aCoupe glass
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. (There's no need to muddle mint if a good shake and ice is used.)
|12 fresh||Mint leaves|
|2 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1 fl oz||Sauvignon blanc wine|
|1/4 fl oz||Giffard Menthe Pastille white crème de menthe|
|1/4 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°brix)|
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A great grassy, minty digestif with a good balance between acidity and sweetness.
Adapted from a recipe in Harry Craddock's 1930 The Savoy Cocktail Book.
MINT COCKTAILHarry Craddock, 1930
Soak a few sprigs of fresh mint for two hours in a glass and a half of White Wine. Add half a glass of Crème de Menthe, 2 glasses of Gin and 1½ glasses of White Wine. Ice and shake thoroughly.
Serve with a sprig of mint tastefully arranged in each glass.
One serving of Mint Cocktail contains 200 calories.
- 1.8 standard drinks
- 23.96% alc./vol. (47.92° proof)
- 25.2 grams of pure alcohol
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